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Jeanne Shaheen on Drugs

Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor

 


Allow medical marijuana; but no recreational marijuana

In addition to opposing views on Obamacare and the economy, the two also addressed the issue of medical marijuana. "I think New Hampshire moved in a positive direction when it allowed medicinal marijuana," Shaheen said.

"The difference we have on medicinal marijuana is I want to make sure it's an FDA-approved medicinal marijuana," Brown said. Both said they do not support changing the law on recreational use of marijuana.

Source: WMUR ABC-9 Manchester on 2014 New Hampshire Senate debate , Oct 7, 2014

Foreign assistance helps counter-drug efforts

Q: Will you vote to repeal conditioning of foreign assistance on the signing of Bilateral Immunity Agreements?

A: This foreign assistance often goes toward counter-drug efforts, infrastructure and other areas that build stability in developing countries and therefore enhance our own security. I do not support a blanket conditioning on the signing of Bilateral Immunity Agreements.

Source: Citizens for Global Solutions: 2008 Senate questionnaire , Sep 9, 2008

More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War.

Shaheen adopted the National Governors Association policy:

Source: NGA policy HR-13: Combating and Controlling Substance Abuse 00-NGA2 on Aug 15, 2000

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