Women account for more than a third of cannabis business executives

  • Nearly 37% of the senior-level jobs at cannabis companies are held by women, according to a Marijuana Business Daily survey.
  • Although the number of women holding top spots has vacillated since 2015, the percentage of women top executives in the cannabis space is still far higher than the national average of 21% for all businesses in the United States, according to the MJBizDaily survey conducted in June.
  • The general landscape has changed significantly since MJBizDaily ‘s survey on this topic in 2017.
  • Despite the swings between years, the portion of executive positions held by women in the cannabis industry has consistently outpaced that of businesses in the traditional economy.

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