Senator Curt Thompson (D-Norcross) will hold his monthly Citizen Advisory Forum Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Cafe 45 South in Norcross. Sharon Ravert from Peachtree NORML and James Bell from Georgia CARE are this month's guests. Topics will focus on medical marijuana legislative and marijuana regulation reform.
Sharon is a wife, mother, caregiver, business owner and life long resident of Georgia. Her eyes were opened when her family was traumatized by the “War on Drugs”, she uses her ears to listen to other victims and her voice to tell their stories and educate others on the direct and indirect harms of prohibition and how it affects us all.
Sharon has been a guest on numerous radio stations across the country as well as local and regional TV news affiliates. As well as LadyBud Magazine, HighTimes Magazine and Main Street. She was recently nominated by Mass/Cann NORML for National Female Activist of the Year. Sharon has traveled the country speaking on various topics including drug policy, activism, southern strategies and harm reduction. She produces a segment on 420radio.com highlighting the stories and work of other women in the fight to end marijuana prohibition.