Mitzi Vaughn is Chief Legal Officer for AltoTerra Capital Partners, a British Columbia corporation that advises, provides financing, and leases real estate and hard assets to cannabis and hemp enterprises. From 2013 to 2017 she worked with Greenbridge Corporate Counsel, a US transactional law boutique exclusively serving the cannabis industry. She served as its Managing Attorney, advising a wide range of hemp and cannabis industry clients regarding corporate, transactional, intellectual property, and employment matters, and adult-use and medical cannabis regulations. Mitzi has advised governmental bodies regarding cannabis and hemp regulation including the Hawai’i Legislature, the Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, and the Washington State Legislature. She was a Founding Board Member of the International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA), is an author and editor of international drug policy documents for the Ad Hoc US Coalition for Global Drug Policy Reform, and is pro bono general counsel to Students for Sensible Drug Policy and The Cannabis Alliance.