State of Minnesota Archives: on Drugs


Jim Abeler: No legalized medical marijuana

Jim Abeler voted Nay on Passage of SF 97.

Legislative title:Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Legislative summary:Vote to legalize marijuana for medical use by people with certain debilitating conditions.

Source: Minnesota House voting records (Votesmart synopses) May 18, 2009

Mark Dayton: Greatest threat to national security is flood of drugs

Dayton suggested the U.S. should redirect military spending to more sharply focus on the United States. “I think we need a much stronger patrolling of our border by our armed forces,” he said. “The greatest threat to our national security today is the flood of drugs coming into our country.”
Source: [X-ref Defense] Minnesota Public Radio on-line Oct 2, 2000

Mark Dayton: Strengthen the fight against illegal drugs

We need to increase the number of prosecutors and strengthen the fight against illegal drugs and help addicts stay clean.
Source: Minnesota Newspaper Association Election Questionnaire Jul 2, 2000

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2012 Presidential contenders on Drugs:
  Democrats:
Pres.Barack Obama(IL)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)

Republicans:
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Rep.Paul Ryan(WI)
Third Parties:
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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