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RI 2014: 2014 RI Senate debate


Barry Hinckley on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Barry Hinckley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Reed on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (RI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Reed on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
Sheldon Whitehouse on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sheldon Whitehouse on other issues.
  • Supports drug treatment and alternative drug courts. (Sep 2006)

House:


David Cicilline on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for David Cicilline on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Langevin on Drugs
Democratic Representative (RI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Langevin 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)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Donald Carcieri on Drugs
Republican RI Governor: Click here for Donald Carcieri on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Chafee on Drugs
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Neutral on “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”. (Sep 2000)
Lincoln Almond on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lincoln Almond on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Myrth York on Drugs
Former Democrat Challenger (1994, 1998, 2002): Click here for Myrth York on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Chafee on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Chafee on other issues.
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Lincoln Chafee on Drugs
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Neutral on “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”. (Sep 2000)
Claiborne Pell on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Claiborne Pell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Matt Brown on Drugs
Democratic challenger, secretary of state: Click here for Matt Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Kennedy on Drugs
Democratic Representative (RI-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Kennedy 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)
  • Rename "Drug Abuse" institute as "Diseases of Addiction". (Mar 2007)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Stephen Laffey on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Stephen Laffey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carl Sheeler on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Carl Sheeler on other issues.
  • Drug use is a health issue, not a moral issue. (Aug 2006)
  • Decriminalize marijuana possession. (Nov 2004)
Bob Tingle on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger (RI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Tingle on other issues.
  • Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act. (Aug 2008)
Robert Weygand on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Weygand on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Chris Young on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Young on other issues.
  • Opposes the drug war. (Aug 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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