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Neil Abercrombie on Drugs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Duke Aiona on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
  • Primary architect of state's Drug Court's. (May 2014)
  • No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok. (Nov 2010)
David Ige on Drugs
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ige on other issues.
  • No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok. (Nov 2012)

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka 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)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Colleen Hanabusa on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mazie Hirono on Drugs
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Daniel Inouye on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye 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)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Linda Lingle on Drugs
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Addicts get treatment; dealers & repeat users get jail. (Oct 2002)
Eddie Pirkowski on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • String enforcement against drugs; with rehab centers. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Build prisons for methamphetamine users. (May 2006)
  • Criminalize date-rape drugs as controlled substances. (Nov 1996)

House:


Charles Djou on Drugs
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • Prohibit the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. (Nov 2000)
Tulsi Gabbard on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Jun 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Drugs
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Addicts get treatment; dealers & repeat users get jail. (Oct 2002)
Cam Cavasso on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Colleen Hanabusa on Drugs
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mazie Hirono on Drugs
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Ben Cayetano on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Drugs
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for Ed Case on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neil Abercrombie on Drugs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ed Case on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Ed Case on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patsy Mink on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink 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)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
Cynthia Thielen on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Has supported industrial hemp. (Oct 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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