State of Arkansas secondary Archives: on Drugs


Nathan LaFrance: Supports legalizing marijuana

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Never legalize marijuana"?

A: Oppose

Source: Email interview on 2014 AR Senate race with OnTheIssues Sep 24, 2014

Mark Swaney: Long past time to legalize marijuana

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Never legalize marijuana"?

A: No, it is long past time to legalize marijuana at the Federal level and allow the states to decide for themselves what kind of regulation they want to impose, I favor treating marijuana the same way as we currently treat alcohol.

Source: E-mail interview on 2014 AR Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 20, 2014

Frank Gilbert: Marijuana should not be criminalized

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Never legalize marijuana"?

A: Oppose. Using marijuana may not be a great choice, but it should not be criminalized.

Source: Email interview for 2014 AR Governor's race with OnTheIssues Aug 6, 2014

Mike Huckabee: Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes

Source: 2002 AR Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2002

Mike Huckabee: Curb supply by eradication; change attitudes to curb demand

In order to curb the flow of illegal drugs, we must work to [eradicate] the supply and at the same time diminish the demand by changing the publicís attitude toward drugs.
Source: Responses to Associated Press Questionnaire for AR Senate Nov 1, 1992

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