Peachtree NORML Executive Director, Sharon Ravert, is an Atlanta native and life long Republican. “I am in full agreement with Ann Lee” says Ravert. “You don’t have to be pro cannabis to be anti-prohibition, The Grand Ole Party is primed for a revolution of conscientiousness towards prohibition of marijuana and the Young Republicans are leading the way.”
Ann Lee, a powerhouse octogenarian activist and mother of Richard Lee,the founder of Oaksterdam University. Inspired by her wheelchair-bound son, she now tells fellow Lone Star Republicans to Just say grow. She makes quite a stir at the drug conferences, an outspoken grandmother helping to lead the conservative wing of the cannabis movement. As she told the Washington Post, It disturbs me greatly that Republicans would distort the principles of small government, fiscal responsibility and personal liberty in such a way that they could support the failed principle of marijuana prohibition any longer.
Read more at Salon.com: “Stop putting people in jail for a plant”: Republican millennials take on cannabis laws