Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition

Despite leadership with deep ties to the Republican Party of Texas (RPT), a secret committee has denied the group Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) a booth at the state convention this year.

Sheriff Will Travis of Denton County debated two representatives of marijuana policy organizations earlier this week, resulting in crushing defeat.

Houston NORML hosted an event on Thursday which featured speakers and a panel discussion from several political backgrounds, which was all broadcast on public access television. The groups involved included Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), Houston Young Republicans (HYR), Harris County Young Democrats (HCYD), and the Harris County Libertarian Party (HCLP).

There were so many cannabis related activities going on around Texas this weekend and their success added to the mountain of reasons why marijuana will soon be legal in The Lone Star State.

Marijuana legalization enjoys wide ranging support in Texas, even in the Republican Party. Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition seeks to change their fellow party member’s minds when it comes to cannabis laws. Founded by Ann Lee, the non-profit group seeks to reform marijuana laws by working within the GOP to educate

Marijuana reform groups have been popping up all over Texas in recent times, others are still standing strong after decades. For Houston NORML, they’ve been around for almost a quarter of a century. Founded in 1989 by Rick Potthoff and Richard Lee, the group has been organizing education and reform