Category: GOP Conventions

Secret Committee Denies RAMP a Booth at GOP Convention Without Explanation

The Republican Party brands itself as representative of the grassroots, transparent, and in favor of limited government. Unfortunately, the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) failed to adhere to these standards with its recent rejection of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition’s booth at our state party convention in May. RAMP is led by dedicated and proven Republican […]

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RAMP Political Director elected Chairman of the Texas Young Republican Federation

RAMP is extremely proud to announce two new positions held by our Political Director, John Baucum. First, John was appointed to the City of Houston Public Safety Advisory Committee by City Councilman Michael Kubosh, and approved by the full council and Mayor. The committee’s objective is “to provide a system of increased accountability and transparency […]

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Conservative Political Action Conference Approves Pro-Marijuana Sponsors in 2015

February 27, 2015 – National Harbor, MD – Support for marijuana legalization continues to grow among Americans and earn bi-partisan support across the political spectrum. Just this week, new legalization laws went into effect in the red state of Alaska and the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., making it legal for adults 21 and older to […]

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Republican Party of Florida Tables Marijuana Resolution in Closed Meeting

The Republican Party of Florida Executive Committee decided to table the issue of medical marijuana rather than take a side at their Summer 2014 Quarterly Meeting, Sept. 12-13 in Lake Buena Vista, FL. A resolution was advanced for the RPOF to officially oppose Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana, on the November ballot. In a 20-13 […]

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Sizing up the 2016 Republican presidential contenders on their marijuana stances

We’ve taken a look across the field of the names being thrown around as Republican presidential contenders and collected their thoughts on marijuana policy. Jeb Bush Jeb Bush is the former Governor of Florida, a state whose residents are voting on a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana this November. He has recently weighed in […]

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Major Headway for Marijuana Reform at the Texas State GOP Convention

The Republican Party of Texas voted against adopting language into the party platform to support allowing for the medical use of cannabis prescribed by a doctor. We expected this to happen and we consider the floor debate a major success. The entire delegation of almost 10,000 delegates listened to arguments in favor of allowing patients […]

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RAMP Offers Resolutions for 2014 Republican Conventions

RAMP members will be supporting medical marijuana and marijuana decriminalization changes to our state platform through our Texas convention season, and invite Republicans from across the US to utilize these sample resolutions. Resolution Regarding Criminal Justice Resolution Empowering Individuals to Direct Their Health Care We have compiled very helpful information to walk you through the […]

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