Today’s guest is Tahira Rehmatullah who is a partner at Highlands Venture Partners, Co-Founder and CEO of Commons, and member of the board of directors for Akerna Corp and Last Prisoner Project. Tahira is often referred to in the trade press as “The most powerful woman in cannabis.”
Tahira Rehmatullah and Akwasi Owusu-Bempah are Authors and Writers of the book, “Waiting to Inhale”: Cannabis Legalization and The Fight for Racial Injustice.
Tahira discusses how she met Akwasi, how Tahira became interested in the research about cannabis, the laws surrounding cannabis, and the injustices in the brown and other minority communities. Why are people still serving severe sentences and other people aren’t for the same offense?
Tahira and Betsy also discussed Medical Marijuana, how being in prison affects the whole family, and even the difficulties of people adjusting to life after prison. Tahira also discussed the Last Prisoner Project which is a non-profit organization that is bringing about cannabis criminal justice reform.
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