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Al Gore on Drugs
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  • Clinton-Gore drug policy: spending up; drug use down. (Oct 7)
  • Science doesnít say medical marijuana is proper. (May 12)
  • Mandatory weekly drug testing for state prisoners & parolees. (May 3)
  • Drug treatment programs for every addict who wants one. (May 3)
  • Lead a national crusade against drugs. (May 2)
  • Loosen restrictions on medical marijuana. (Mar 5)
  • Tougher drug policies; fight drugs in Colombia. (Mar 5)
  • Did pot when young, like young people do. (Jan 24)
  • Decrease disparities in punishing crack vs. powder cocaine. (Nov 1999)
  • Drug efforts are beginning to pay off; we must do more. (Feb 1999)
  • Community disconnectedness is a source of drug problems. (Feb 1999)
  • Drug Control Strategy: More $, more enforcement, more TV ads. (Feb 1999)
  • After-school programs prevent most drug use. (Mar 1998)
David McReynolds on Drugs
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  • War on drugs is a failure; decriminalize. (Sep 1999)
  • Decriminalization instead of prisons. (Aug 1999)
Dick Cheney on Drugs
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  • Mandatory penalties to fight for a drug-free America. (Jan 1988)
  • Post federal rewards for snitching on drug sales. (Jan 1988)
  • Request media participation in War on Drugs. (Jan 1986)
  • More federal and foreign cooperation in fighting drugs. (Jan 1986)
Ezola Foster on Drugs
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  • Blames Democratic immigration policies for US drug problems. (Aug 18)
George W. Bush on Drugs
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  • $2.8B more for Drug War, for state treatment & abroad. (Oct 7)
  • Clinton-Gore drug policy is inconsistent and has failed. (Oct 7)
  • Feds must help border counties fight drug traffickers. (Jun 7)
  • Supports military package to Colombia to fight drug supply. (Mar 5)
  • Stronger penalties for first time cocaine possession. (Mar 5)
  • Identifies with former addicts based on former alcoholism. (Jan 22)
  • Full background checks on drug use for all appointees. (Aug 1999)
  • Parents make up for past by warning kids against drugs. (Aug 1999)
  • Supports tough drug laws as well as drug education programs. (Dec 1998)
  • Encourages abstinence from tobacco, drugs or alcohol. . (Dec 1998)
Harry Browne on Drugs
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  • Harsh sentences imprison 683,000 citizens; not drug kingpins. (Sep 9)
  • We canít mandate an end to personal tragedies, like drugs. (Jul 6)
  • Let states decide drug laws, not feds. (Jul 6)
  • Drug War breaches 4th Amendment civil rights. (May 27)
  • Drug War makes streets a war zone. (Jan 27)
  • Decriminalize pot; end the war on drugs. (Jan 13)
  • Admits pot use; but itís none of your business. (Aug 1999)
  • Crime rate soared in 70s Drug War like in 30s Prohibition. (Aug 1999)
  • Replace costs of enforcement with costs of addiction. (Aug 1999)
  • Legalization removes the rebellious appeal of drugs. (Jul 1999)
  • Increased govt monitoring does nothing to reduce drug use. (Jul 1999)
  • Bank profiles aimed at drug dealers will fail. (Feb 1999)
  • Pardon non-violent drug offenders to free prison space. (May 1996)
  • Govt has no Constitutional authority to prohibit any drugs. (May 1996)
  • War on Drugs is a crusade against victimless crimes. (Jul 1995)
  • Marijuana is not unconditionally evil; allow medical use. (Jul 1995)
  • Truth is a casualty in the War on Drugs. (Jul 1995)
Howard Phillips on Drugs
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  • Loss of the Panama Canal bases will increase drugs here. (Jun 30)
  • More border security needed. (Jan 13)
John Hagelin on Drugs
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  • Legalize medical marijuana; educate for prevention. (Jan 13)
  • Legal drugs wonít save money. (Aug 1996)
  • Legal drugs mean lost human potential. (Aug 1996)
  • Solution to drugs is lessened demand through education. (Aug 1996)
Joseph Lieberman on Drugs
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  • Increased penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
Pat Buchanan on Drugs
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  • Drug usage is not a victimless crime; so keep marijuana ban. (Jan 24)
  • Open Mexican border invites drug trafficking. (Sep 1999)
Ralph Nader on Drugs
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  • Failed War on Drugs endangers communities. (Oct 22)
  • Legalize marijuana, and treat addiction as a health problem. (Sep 9)
  • Treat hemp like poppy seeds, not like heroin. (Sep 6)
  • Remove industrial hemp from DEA drug list. (Jun 25)
  • Replace Drug War with treatment and alternative sentencing. (Jun 25)
  • Supports legalization of industrial hemp. (May 16)
  • Solution to addiction is information, not prohibition. (Oct 1994)
Winona LaDuke on Drugs
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  • Replace Drug War with counseling & treatment. (Jun 25)
  • Replace Drug War with treatment and alternative sentencing. (Jun 25)


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