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Former San Francisco Assistant DA and UC Berkeley alumna joins BAS Research to lead legal, government relations and corporate secretary functions


BAS Research, California’s first licensed cannabis manufacturing company developing advanced science-driven cannabis oil and extraction services, today announced that Cecily Brewster has joined the company in the role of General Counsel. In her role, Brewster will lead BAS’ legal, government relations and compliance. She will also serve as a member of the company’s Executive Committee, a team of the company’s most senior leaders.


“Cecily is a strong leader and mediator with a tremendous record of success throughout her legal career,” said Dr. Bao Le, CEO of BAS Research. “She knows our business and the industry inside and out and has shown impeccable judgement, yet remains humble. Cecily will be a terrific addition to our executive team.”

Cecily Brewster, General Counsel for BAS Research

Brewster brings over 18 years of legal experience to her role at BAS Research. Most recently, she has served as Cannabis Commissioner for the city of Berkeley, while building her company, The Brewster Law Office. She served as Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat to the U.S. Department of State from June 2004 – May 2007. Brewster graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with an AB in English Literature. She received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2000, where she was a Loyola Scholar.

BAS Research – Dr. Bao Le, Brian Vifian, Robert Sindelar and Cecily Brewster

“I am excited to join a company with such deep values and top quality products at the helm of the burgeoning cannabis and hemp industries,” said Brewster. “BAS has a strong leadership team and is positioned to pave the way as a global powerhouse in the cannabis and hemp oil manufacturing space.”


BAS Research recently introduced their BAS Infused certification seal which will be prominently displayed on the packaging of any cannabis product containing BAS advance science-driven oil. Verra Wellness will join other BAS Infused brands in proudly displaying the decal, therefore signaling to consumers that the product has met the arduous standards required to ensure the safety, efficacy and purity of the product.

About BAS Research


BAS Research is California’s first licensed cannabis manufacturing company developing advanced science-driven cannabis oil and extraction services. We provide a variety of services to clients, including compliance, product development, formulation, extraction, contract manufacturing, and fulfillment. Founded by veterans of the cannabis, pharmaceutical and technology industries, the company manufactures high-quality cannabis products with a focus on superior innovation, integrity and socially responsible production processes. For more information about BAS Research or BASInfused products, visit our website or follow us on Facebook @basresearch, Twitter @basresearch, Instagram @basresearch or LinkedIn @bas-research.

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