Entries by Kait Heacock

October is Women’s Health Month

Our topic for October 2019 is “CBD for Women’s Health.” But we’re also talking about cannabis… October is Women’s Health Month and we’ll focus on how cannabis and CBD can be used by women to address our female-specific health issues. Peri-menopause. Menopause. Endometriosis. PMS. Fibromyalgia. We’re not trying to be hypochondriacs, but our female hormones […]

Women Wednesday: Jessica Knox, MD MBA MPH, Co-founder of Doctors Knox, American Cannabinoid Clinics, and ADVENT Academy

Each Wednesday, meet a new woman changing the landscape of the cannabis industry. Jessica Knox, MD MBA MPH, co-founder of Doctors Knox, is an endocannabinologist. An endocannabinologist is a “medical doctor that specializes in the function, dysfunction, and modulation of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) with cannabinoids and cannabimimetic therapeutics.” At Ellementa’s sister site, Her Canna Life, […]

Women Wednesday: Ahnya Smith, Founder of the Colored Cannabis Collective

Each Wednesday, meet a new woman changing the landscape of the cannabis industry. Ahnya Smith, founder of the Colored Cannabis Collective, describes herself as “a Renaissance woman in the making.” Her Seattle-based nonprofit, Colored Cannabis Collective, focuses on community service, representation of people of color in cannabis, and changing the stigma around cannabis overall. At […]