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Mitzi Vaughn

Shareholder

Karr Tuttle Campbell


Mitzi Vaughn is a shareholder at Karr Tuttle Campbell in Seattle, Washington. She represents clients in matters of cannabis regulatory compliance, corporate transactions and governance, and intellectual property. She was a founding board member of the International Cannabis Bar Association and currently sits on its advisory board.

 

From 2017 to 2020, Mitzi was the Chief Legal Officer of a company that provides intellectual property licensing, financing, real estate and hard assets leases, and other support to U.S. and international cannabis and hemp enterprises. From 2013 to 2017 she worked with Greenbridge Corporate Counsel, a transactional law boutique exclusively serving the cannabis industry in Washington, California, and Hawai’i. She served as its Managing Attorney. She has advised governmental bodies regarding cannabis regulation, including the Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority, the Hawaii Legislature’s Joint Health Committee, members of the Washington State Legislature, and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“WSLCB”).

In 2019, Mitzi participated in legislative negotiations the resulted in the passage SSB 5318 – the statute “reforming the compliance and enforcement provisions for marijuana licensees.” She drafted revisions to the first bill that were incorporated into the substitute bill and voted into law. Mitzi subsequently assisted in drafting Washington Administrative Code provisions and WSLCB Enforcement Division policies implementing SSB 5318. She continues to be active in the legislative and rulemaking process.

Mitzi is also actively involved with international and U.S. drug policy reform organizations. She served as General Counsel to the Coalition for Cannabis Standards and Ethics (WA) from 2013-2015.  Since 2015, she has represented The Cannabis Alliance (successor to CCSE) in a General Counsel role. Finally, Mitzi is a Board Member for the Drug Reform Coordination Network & the DRCNet Foundation, organizations that are active at the United Nations at home and abroad.

 

Mitzi was awarded a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, studied international human rights at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and earned a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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On Demand

The Shake-Out Since the Farm Bill


Average Rating:
   5
Category:
Administrative Law |  Hemp |  Licensing and Permitting |  Regulatory
Faculty:
Shawn Hauser |  Garrett Graff |  Mitzi Vaughn |  Tami Wahl
Duration:
1 Hour 10 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
SKU:
INCBA102020TH
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.
Short Description:
With the 2018 Farm Bill well under our belts, and implementation of the USDA Rules well underway, let’s take a look at how the world is changing under the new regime. The sunset of the old administrat...
Price:
$75.00 - Non Member Price

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Business Law – Formation 201 - Drafting for cannabis business entities


Average Rating:
   4.8
Category:
Business |  Business of Law |  Corporate Governance |  Social Equity
Faculty:
Stephan Ferris |  Sahar Ayinehsazian |  Mitzi Vaughn |  Ati P. Khatri
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
SKU:
INCBA05272021OD
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.
Short Description:
This webinar will review the different types of internal documents which are needed for a business entity in the cannabis industry, and key considerations for drafting
Price:
$75.00 - Non Member Price

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Cannabis Security for Lawyers: An Overview


Average Rating:
   4.6
Category:
Webinar with CLE credit |  Regulation law |  Administrative Law |  Litigation
Faculty:
Chris Eggers |  Mitzi Vaughn |  Michael F. Hennessey
Duration:
1 Hour 1 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
SKU:
INCBA030922OD
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.
Short Description:
Learn about the licensing considerations, continuing obligations, and risk related to physical security in the cannabis industry, from mapping your business to liaising with law enforcement, and from ...
Price:
$75.00 - Non Member Price

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