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John Kitzhaber on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Decriminalize medicinal marijuana. (Nov 1998)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)

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Jason Conger on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
  • Voted NO on retail medical marijuana establishments. (Jul 2013)
Jeff Merkley on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Step up enforcement to combat meth. (Jul 2008)
  • Toughen laws against meth traffickers. (Jul 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Aug 2012)
Ron Wyden on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored defining industrial hemp as not marijuana. (Aug 2012)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Drugs
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer 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)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +25 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Sep 2012)
Peter Defazio on Drugs
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio 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 A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
Kurt Schrader on Drugs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Oct 2011)
Greg Walden on Drugs
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Drugs
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
  • Make Oregon one of the toughest places to produce Meth. (Nov 2006)
David Wu on Drugs
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Wu 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Bill Bradbury on Drugs
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Drugs
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wes Cooley on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Hatfield on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Al King on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • Stricter sentencing and tighter borders for drugs. (Aug 2004)
Bob Packwood on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Brownlow on Drugs
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • Move from incarceration policy to treatment based solution. (Jun 2008)
  • The “war” on drugs has been a spectacular failure. (Jun 2008)
  • Tobacco & obesity kill many more people than drug abuse. (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Drugs
Independent Challenger: Click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Furse on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Drugs
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Jim Huffman on Drugs
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Novick on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gordon Harold Smith on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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