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John Hickenlooper on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Now it's legal, but keep marijuana out of the reach of kids. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

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Randy Baumgardner on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Baumgardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Bennet on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill for TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
Ken Buck on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Owen Hill on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Owen Hill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amy Stephens on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Amy Stephens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall 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 NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)

House:


Mike Coffman on Drugs
Republican (District 6): Click here for Mike Coffman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Diana DeGette on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CO-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Diana DeGette 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)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Cory Gardner on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doug Lamborn on Drugs
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doug Lamborn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
Ed Perlmutter on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Perlmutter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Jared Polis on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jared Polis on other issues.
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
Scott Tipton on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Scott Tipton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Owens on Drugs
Republican CO Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Owens on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Bill Ritter on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Ritter on other issues.
  • Fight meth & dealers; treat drug abusers. (Nov 2006)
Raul Acosta on Drugs
2004 former Republican Write-in Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Raul Acosta on other issues.
  • Drug use is a cultural problem. (Oct 2004)
  • Jails filled with victims of drug use. (Oct 2004)
Hank Brown on Drugs
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hank Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell on Drugs
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nighthorse Campbell 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)
Pete Coors on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Pete Coors on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McInnis on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott McInnis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated D by VOTE-HEMP, indicating an anti-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Miles on Drugs
2004 former Democratic Senate primary challenger: Click here for Mike Miles on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Randall on Drugs
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Randall on other issues.
  • Three strikes law is worst in drug cases. (Oct 2004)
  • War on drugs is really war on American people. (Oct 2004)
  • Educate and assist drug users, instead of prohibition. (Oct 2004)
  • Allow states to decide medical marijuana laws. (Jun 2004)
Dan Schaefer on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Dan Schaefer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Schaffer on Drugs
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Tom Strickland on Drugs
2002 Democratic Challenger (CO): Click here for Tom Strickland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Allard on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (CO): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Allard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated D by VOTE-HEMP, indicating an anti-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Beauprez on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joel Hefley on Drugs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joel Hefley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Betsy Markey on Drugs
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betsy Markey on other issues.
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
Marilyn Musgrave on Drugs
Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marilyn Musgrave on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jane Norton on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger (2010); previously Lt. Gov.: Click here for Jane Norton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrew Romanoff on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Romanoff on other issues.
  • Restrict pseudophedrine sales; it can be used for meth. (Nov 2006)
John Salazar on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CO-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Salazar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored bill for TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
Ken Salazar on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (CO): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ken Salazar on other issues.
  • Opposed 2000 initiative for medical use of marijuana. (Sep 2004)
  • Medical marijuana partly allowed, but he doesn’t like it. (May 2001)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Bob Schaffer on Drugs
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
David Skaggs on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for David Skaggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall 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 NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
Tom Tancredo on Drugs
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Disallow states from making their own medical marijuana laws. (Jul 2006)
  • Porous border allows Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs. (Jun 2006)
  • Mexican military helps drug smugglers cross border. (Jun 2006)
  • 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 pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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