Cannabis culture is notoriously male, especially in flawed Hollywood depictions of it. However, a new survey conducted by the Cannabis Consumers Coalition shows that women make up for at least half of cannabis consumers in the US. Pushing aside the social stigma and common misconceptions, here are 7 reasons why cannabis and women are a perfect match.
1. Weed Can Make You Happier
This goes way beyond making you double over with laughter.
Scientifically, weed can reduce anxiety and depression. It’s effectiveness ranges from assuaging anxiety and insomnia through microdosing to treating post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in clinical studies.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, women are twice as likely to develop an anxiety disorder. This means that weed’s anti-depressant qualities are even more relevant to women.