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Tom Foley on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Malloy on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Walker on Drugs
Republican Challengr for Lt. Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Walker on other issues.
  • Decriminalize marijuana use; differentiate from hard drugs. (Apr 2012)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Bysiewicz on Drugs
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • Never smoked marijuana. (Apr 2012)
Linda McMahon on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • 1989: WWE exonerated unanimously of steroid doctor misdeeds. (Oct 2010)
  • Husband acquitted of steroid distribution in WWE. (Mar 2010)
Chris Murphy on Drugs
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Admits past marijuana usage. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Christopher Shays on Drugs
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)

House:


Joe Courtney on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Rosa DeLauro on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro 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 +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Elizabeth Esty on Drugs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Himes on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Larson on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Larson 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jodi Rell on Drugs
Republican CT Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
  • Restrict sale of products used to make methamphetamine. (Nov 2006)
Joseph Lieberman on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Apologizes for never having smoked marijuana. (Nov 2003)
  • Increased penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Chris Murphy on Drugs
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Admits past marijuana usage. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
John Rowland on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Rowland on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Gary Franks on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Drugs
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Miriam Masullo on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Simmons on Drugs
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
Chris Dodd on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively. (Dec 2007)
  • Allow medical marijuana; and allow decriminalization too. (Sep 2007)
  • Decriminalize marijuana but donít legalize it. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports national ban on smoking in public places. (Sep 2007)
  • Alcohol problems significant; keep drinking age at 21. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Sam Gejdenson on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Drugs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Drugs
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives. (Apr 2006)
  • Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors. (Apr 2006)
Jim Maloney on Drugs
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney 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)
Alan Schlesinger on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
  • Medical marijuana ok; more drug treatment programs. (Oct 2006)
Christopher Shays on Drugs
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Rob Simmons on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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