More than half of US states—28—have legalized medical marijuana.
Some of these cannabis supporters live in conservative states, and some are even in their state’s legislature, supporting marijuana reform measures.
In Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah—traditionally Republican locales—marijuana reform bills have been introduced for consideration in upcoming sessions.
He told The Tennessean there will be a “big push” for medical marijuana during the 2017 legislative session to address the opioid epidemic.
Ann Lee is the octogenarian founder of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP).