Melissa Hutsell

Emerald contributor since February 2016

Why Weed for Women

Weed and women have a long history together. During humankind’s earliest years, men in tribes took the roles of hunters [...]

#BetterTogether: Kyra Reed is Lowering Barriers and Building On and Offline Communities for Women in Business

Three years ago, Kyra Reed launched a movement on social media to empower women in the cannabis industry.

Women in Weed, By the Numbers: the Good, the Bad, and the Promising

When the legal cannabis movement started to sweep the nation, equity for women seemed within reach. 

A Tall, Icy, Glass of Poolside Science: The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in Regulating Body Temperature

Could this be the key to summer stasis?

Outside Lands Offers Ultimate Bay Area Cultural Experience This Year with Cali-Grown Cannabis

One of the West Coast’s premiere summertime events—Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival—kicked off on a high note on the [...]

Smell-Free, Care-Free Infusions: Sous Weed

Sous Weed is a food blog dedicated to the use of cannabis as a superfood in home kitchens.

New Green Hornet Gummy and Cheeba Chews Hemp Taffies Now Available

Products are chosen at the discretion of individual staff members and are not paid sponsorships. By Melissa Hutsell Photos provided [...]

Israeli-led Investigation Leads to Cannabis Arrest of More Than 40

Smoke and Mirrors: Israeli-Led Investigation Leads to Arrest of More Than 40 Members of Cannabis-Trading App Worldwide   Last month, [...]
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Cannabis has an Inclusivity Problem

Cannabis has an Inclusivity Problem: CannaClusive wants to solve it Approximately 4 percent of businesses in the cannabis industry in [...]