Jessica Gonzalez of The Mommy Jane Talks Cannabis, Parenting and Breaking the Stigma

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Meet cannabis advocate and instagram influencer Jessica Gonzalez, otherwise known as The Mommy Jane. Jessica credits cannabis with saving her life and her relationships, and making her a healthier and happier version of herself. So much so that she made it her mission to normalise the use of cannabis and plant medicines and help break down the stigma associated with being a CannaMom. We were lucky to sit down with her and have her talk about how she got into cannabis and became an influencer, how the plant helps her parenting, the stigma that still exists around what she does, and how mindfulness and meditation are integral to her approach to health and cannabis. Why cannabis? What drew you to the plant? Growing up in Northern California, I was no stranger to cannabis. My family members were some of the first card carrying cannabis consumers in California in the early 1990s and I have memories of accompanying my grandmother to deliver groceries to AIDS patients in Marin County. Their homes would  often smell like cannabis, so to me, it was always a plant that was medicine. However, it wasn’t until my 30s that I discovered cannabis could be medicine for me.  I dabbled with it here and there in my 20s and 30s, always curious how sometimes I would smoke cannabis and want to clean the house, versus other times I wouldn’t want to leave the bed. And sometimes I would smoke and lose my appetite while other times I would become insatiable. Shortly after I had my second child, I had met a mom friend who was a card-carrying cannabis consumer and she was the one to suggest that I get a medical cannabis card as well, saying how much it was helping her with her depression and anxiety. …

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