Women account for 40 percent of annual cannabis users, according to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health. This means that there are 13.1 million women in the United States who have used cannabis in the last year (compared to 19.9 million men), According to a recent article from High Times.
In the report, they dispel common myths and misconceptions about recreational usage of weed, noting that nearly half of the mentioned women have college degrees or higher certifications, and over 80% report generally good (or better) health.
Oddly, only a small amount (1.5%) grow their own marijuana, with 45% electing to buy it from another source. The concerning stastistic is that nearly 10 percent purchased from someone they didn’t know at all. This isn’t wise, and supports our efforts in educating about growing your own and maintaining responsibility for your own supply.