Larry Sharpe (born July 12, 1968) is an American business consultant, entrepreneur, and political activist. He was a candidate for the Libertarian Party nomination for Vice President of the United States in 2016. He is the founder and Managing Director of Neo-Sage Group, Inc. On July 12, 2017, he announced his candidacy for Governor of New York for the 2018 election.
- Hemp and marijuana should be regulated like onions. No difference. If you can grow onion in your backyard, you can grow hemp or weed in your backyard. If you can grow onions in your farm, your family farm, you can grow help or marijuana in your family farm.
- Speech at the Annual 2018 NYC Cannabis Parade (May 5, 2018)
- I would love to have a society that is based only on volunteer associations. That would be amazing. I don't think I'll see that in my lifetime, so the closest I can get to that — that's what I want.