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Eliot Cutler on Drugs
Independent Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Legal pot makes drugs seem ok, but prohibition isn't working. (Sep 2014)
  • Legalizing marijuana sends message that drug use is OK. (Jan 2014)
Paul LePage on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Upholding the law includes illegal marijuana. (Sep 2014)
  • We are losing War on Drugs; more enforcement & prosecution. (Feb 2014)
  • Mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients. (Feb 2011)
Michael Michaud on Drugs
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)

Senate:

ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Supports marijuana legalization. (Mar 2014)
  • Three past presidents acknowledged use; legalize pot. (Jan 2014)
Susan Collins on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Declines to take sides in marijuana legalization petition. (Jan 2014)
  • Provide prison inmates with drug addiction treatment. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Scott D`Amboise on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 2006)
Cynthia Dill on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • Decriminalize and regulate marijuana for personal use. (May 2012)
Olympia Snowe on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Charlie Summers on Drugs
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 2008)

House:


Michael Michaud on Drugs
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Chellie Pingree on Drugs
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Drugs
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Matt Dunlap on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on Drugs
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Angus King on Drugs
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Tom Allen on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Tom Allen on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
William Cohen on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for William Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Longley on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Drugs
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Opposes enforce drug laws based on morality. (Dec 2005)
Eric Mehnert on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Drugs
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
John Baldacci on Drugs
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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