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Sean Haugh on Drugs

 


Supports legalizing marijuana

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

A: Oppose.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jul 8, 2014

End the Drug War

In the first ever US Senate Libertarian candidates forum, Sean Haugh outlined several areas where his views contrasted with those of his opponent, Tim D'Annunzio, including:
Source: 2014 North Carolina Senate campaign website, SeanHaugh.com , Jul 2, 2014

War on drugs is a war on our own people

Both candidates agree the federal government should not be involved in enacting and enforcing drug laws, though D'Annunzio said an argument might be made that drugs could be regulated as interstate commerce. He said he is "on the fence" with drug legalization, especially illegal drugs that are more powerful than marijuana, but that decision should rest with the states.

"The war on drugs is a war, not only on our own people now, but a war between the state and federal governments," said Haugh, who favors releasing all nonviolent prisoners jailed on drug charges. The country has shifted too far when militarized police SWAT teams raid homes because someone is smoking a plant, he said.

Source: Carolina Journal on 2014 North Carolina Senate debate , Apr 8, 2014

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