July 29, 2009
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20500
Dear President Obama,
I am writing to you to ask you to take whatever action is allowed your office under the law of the land to pardon and release from custody in Federal Prison my friend Eddy Lepp. Mr. Lepp currently resides at the address below.
Charles Edward Lepp
Federal Correctional Institution
3600 Guard Rd.
Lompoc, CA 93436
Mr. President, thank you for stopping federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries that follow state laws. Now we need you to stop the trials and release those incarcerated for actions that were allowed by the people’s initiative law on medical marijuana in California. While there are limits of cultivation and possession in federal law, our initiative law contains no limits of this kind.
Mr. President the country is ready for leadership on the entire subject of marijuana and hemp. The two are joined at the hip. The “founding fathers” grew hemp and we can’t. This makes no sense. Hemp is necessary crop for survival in both medical and environmental uses.
Eddy Lepp understands this and should be free to speak the truth. Plants belong to the people, Mr. President, so no one should be incarcerated for what is their inalienable right.
Please respond. You have both books and mini-museum by the USA Hemp Museum.
Richard M. Davis, Curator
USA Hemp Museum