21 minutes | Jan 31, 2019

14. Young, Female and Working in Weed: One Woman's Perspective

What's it like to be a woman working in the cannabis industry? This week Hayley spends the entire episode talking to Victoria Arana, who she first met when researching a story for VICE. Arana is an Echo Park native who got a job at a dispensary when she was 18. Since then, she's seen all sorts of mistreatment - from crazy amounts of unpaid overtime, to confiscated tips and sexual harassment. At 22, she is now a seasoned budtender with plans to uproot to UC Davis, study agriculture, and start her own (non-weed) farm. Hayley's VICE story: https://bit.ly/2t1B0NC Follow Hayley on Twitter at https://twitter.com/epfox Support the show and TableCakes Productions at https://www.patreon.com/tablecakes If you’re a LA-based radio reporter and you are interested in hosting Green & Gold, email some links to your work to tablecakesproductions@gmail.com
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