For centuries, women turned to cannabis to treat symptoms of PMS, improve their sex lives, and reduce anxiety. But since the United States criminalized marijuana in the 1930s, fewer and fewer women have enjoyed cannabis’ soothing powers. Thankfully, as more states move to legalize medical and recreational pot use, women today are finally able to explore these benefits.
Whoopi Goldberg announced that she’s launching a medical-marijuana company with Maya Elisabeth, one of the leading “canna-businesswomen” in the field, with a line of products designed to provide relief from menstrual cramps. The company, Maya & Whoopi, will offer cannabis edibles, tinctures, topical rubs, and a THC-infused bath soak that it describes as “profoundly relaxing.”