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Terry Branstad on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Terry Branstad on other issues.
  • Medical cannabis oil ok, but nothing more. (Apr 2014)
Chet Culver on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for Chet Culver on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Hatch on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Hatch on other issues.
  • Decriminalize medicinal marijuana. (Nov 2002)
Tom Hoefling on Drugs
Republican Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Hoefling on other issues.
  • Never legalize marijuana. (Jan 2014)

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IA 2013: 2014 Iowa Senate Debates


Bruce Braley on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Doug Butzier on Drugs
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Doug Butzier on other issues.
  • Legalize marijuana & all drugs; $80B wasted on War on Drugs. (Sep 2014)
Sam Clovis on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Clovis on other issues.
  • Leave marijuana legalization to the states. (Jan 2014)
Joni Ernst on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joni Ernst on other issues.
  • Voted to legalize medical cannabis oil. (Apr 2014)
Chuck Grassley on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (IA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Grassley 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)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Matthew Whitaker on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Matthew Whitaker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Leonard Boswell on Drugs
Democratic Representative (IA-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Boswell 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)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Steve King on Drugs
Republican Representative (IA-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve King 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)
David Loebsack on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Loebsack on other issues.
  • Allow medical marijuana. (Nov 2006)
  • More funding for Colombia to combat the war on drugs. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Pat Murphy on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Pat Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Vilsack on Drugs
Democratic IA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Vilsack on other issues.
  • Reduced supply of dangerous drugs. (Jan 2001)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Tom Harkin on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (IA): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Harkin 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)
  • Rename "Drug Abuse" institute as "Diseases of Addiction". (Mar 2007)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Bruce Braley on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Tom Latham on Drugs
Republican Representative (IA-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Latham 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)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Greg Ganske on Drugs
Former Republican Nominee (2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Jim Lightfoot on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jim Lightfoot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daryl Northrop on Drugs
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daryl Northrop on other issues.
  • Legalize medicinal marijuana. (May 2004)
Art Small on Drugs
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Art Small on other issues.
  • Consider loosening enforcement of marijuana laws. (Dec 2002)
  • Drug treatment more effective than incarceration. (Dec 2002)
Roxanne Conlin on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roxanne Conlin on other issues.
  • As US Attorney, led major drug busts. (Aug 2010)
George Eichhorn on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for George Eichhorn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Ganske on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Jim Leach on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Leach on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Jim Nussle on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Nussle 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Steven Rathje on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Rathje on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Reed on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for Christopher Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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