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STEPPING UP : Cannabis CEO hopes for more diverse industry

Jan 01, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

This is part of Stepping Up, a series introducing Canadians to their country's new sources of inspiration and leadership.

At the dawn of legal marijuana, Lisa Campbell is determined to make women a key part of the business.

"The cannabis industry is predominately run by white men," says Ms. Campbell, who is so passionate about her mission, she rhymes off related statistics without missing a beat. Women, she says, occupy just 5 per cent of publicly traded licensed cannabis producers' ...