Q & A: Amber Vittoria
Q: Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself and your art?
I’m an artist working in New York City; my work focuses on the accurate portrayal women within art, and I have collaborated with like-minded brands, such as Gucci, The New York Times, and Instagram, on pieces that further said narrative.
Q: What is your take/perception on the rise of the cannabis industry?
It is incredibly exciting to see countries (and in America, states) recognize the benefits of legalizing cannabis; from research and medical purposes to recreational use, I can’t wait to see how the use of cannabis evolves as it becomes legal.
Q: How do you think cannabis can empower women and/or our society as a whole?
From creating women-owned companies in this space, to using it as an alternative to medications with heavy side-effects, I’m excited to see how cannabis will positively affect society.
Q: Has cannabis affected your life in some way? If so, how?
Personally, cannabis has helped me pain manage migraines without the side-effects most other migraine medications. It has been an integral part of maintaining a healthy brain
Q: How do you think we can change the stigma of cannabis?
VerdeVie is a perfect example; being open about partaking, sharing the benefits of cannabis, and educating those unfamiliar are all important ways to change the perception.