The Green Room Podcast - Episode 26 - Caryma Sa'd
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Today we are honored to have with us Caryma Sa'd. Caryma Sa'd is a lawyer practicing in the areas of criminal and landlord/tenant law. She has a budding cannabis practice. Her firm works closely with cannabis activists and entrepreneurs, as well as individual patients and recreational consumers. She is the executive director of NORML Canada, a national public interest group that aims to eliminate all civil and criminal penalties for private cannabis use.
An educator at heart, Caryma is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories. Her cases and legal commentary have been featured by mainstream media outlets including Associated Press, BNN Bloomberg, CBC, Canadian Lawyer, CityNews Toronto, CP24, CTV, Global Toronto, Globe and Mail, Law Times, Ming Pao, Sing Tao, StarMetro Vancouver, Toronto Star, and VICE News.
Caryma graduated cum laude from the University of Ottawa in 2015. She was ranked 1st out of 265 students in English Common Law during her first year, and received several prizes for academic excellence. She was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in support of her research on the intersection between law, identity politics, and gender-based violence. Prior to attending law school, Caryma interned with a prominent human rights organization in India. She wrote and illustrated a simplified guide to domestic violence legislation, which has since been circulated to thousands of at-risk women across the country.