Press Conference held at the Gold Dome- Support shown for SB 254

Sharon Ravert speaking in favor of SB 254. 1/20/16
Sharon Ravert speaking in favor of SB 254. 1/20/16

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The media coverage is abundant.  The Press Conference today for SB 254 introduced by Senator Harold Jones II. Included Representative Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Senator Vincent Fort, Peachtree NORML, Ga CARE, Spartacus Legal, LEAP, NAACP and others.

See the media below:

Full Video of January 20, 2016 Press Conference on Senate Bill 254

Fox 5 Atlanta- Georgia Bill Would Make Marijuana Possession a Misdemeanor

WSB Radio: Bill would eliminate Felony charge for marijuana possession

WRDW TV Augusta- Georgia Senator introduces bill to eliminate felony marijuana laws

WMAZ Channel 13- Savage Truth: Georgia lawmakers face seven marijuana bills

The Augusta Chronicle-  Augusta lawmaker wants to end felony marijuana possession charge

Atlanta Journal and Constitution- Bill would end felony charge for marijuana possession

All On Georgia-  Georgia Senator files bill to make "all" pot a misdemeanor

Savannah Now-  Georgia Senator: Pot laws snare too many blacks

Senate Press Office- Press Release



About Author

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 highlighting the stories and work of other women in the fight to end marijuana prohibition.