Cannabis is legal in Michigan, but the ghost of prohibition continues to haunt us.

Our mission is to help right the wrongs caused from cannabis prohibition by seeking out opportunities to lift up individuals harmed by the war on cannabis.

The Redemption Foundation is focused on:

  1. Working to free non-violent cannabis prisoners from jail/prison.
  2. Providing financial, legal, and emotional support to federal cannabis prisoners across the country.
  3. Educating leaders about the needed changes to our criminal justice system.
  4. Offering a free expungement programs to qualifying applicants in the state of Michigan.
  5. Partnering with skilled trades and cannabis industry leaders to support or develop prisoner re-entry programs that help people gain jobs in Michigan’s cannabis industry.
  6. Supporting like-minded organizations and individuals to expand The Redemption Foundation’s capacity and reach.

Advisory Board

The Redemption Foundation’s work is guided by cannabis industry professionals and policy experts from across the state of Michigan. Our advisory board includes:

Bob Baldori Musician and Attorney
Krista Beller Owner and CEO, Real Leaf Solutions
Brandon Betz Lansing City Council Member
Dennis Corey Retired and Former Federal Cannabis Prisoner ("The Okemos 7")
Josh Covert, Attorney Michigan Cannabis Lawyers
Reggie "Reg" Davis President, CeaseFire Youth Initiative
Drew Driver CEO Driven Grow
Dori Edwards CVO and Managing Partner, Artemis Brands, Owner and CEO High Hempress Cannabis.
Hon. James R. Giddings Circuit Judge, Retired
Jeffrey Hank Attorney, Hank Law PLLC
Josh Hovey Vice President, Martin Waymire
Jeff Irwin State Senator
Lawrence Jamirrillo Cannabis Activist and Businessman
Jamie Lowell Michigan Cannabis Pioneer, The Botanical Company
Kevin McKinney President, McKinney & Associates
Mark Passerini, Co-founder The Om Of Medicine
Kevin Pybus, Owner/Operator Truu Cannabis
Sam Rosinski Managing Director Fresh Coast Extracts
Anqunette Sarfoh Board Member, Michigan Cannabis Industry Association
Robin Schneider Executive Director, Michigan Cannabis Industry Association
Dennis Schornack Retired Policy Advisor to Governors Engler and Snyder
Chris Silva Cannabis Activist and Retail Manager, Pharmhouse Wellness
Josh Smith CEO, Refined Consulting
Rick Thompson Owner, Michigan Cannabis Business Development Group

Send us a Message

Ryan Basore
CEO, Redemption Cannabis
ryanb@redemptioncanna.com