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Mike Beebe on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
  • Heavier penalties for drug trade; but not for possession. (Jan 2011)
  • Rehabilitate drug offenders; more drug-court counselors. (Jan 2007)
Frank Gilbert on Drugs
Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Gilbert on other issues.
  • Marijuana should not be criminalized. (Aug 2014)
Tim Griffin on Drugs
GOP Lt.Gov Challenger: Click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ross on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)

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John Boozman on Drugs
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Tom Cotton on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Pryor on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • More penalties & more jail sentences for illegal drug sales. (Nov 2002)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)

House:


Rick Crawford on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ross on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
Steve Womack on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Asa Hutchinson on Drugs
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Mark Swaney on Drugs
2014 Green Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Swaney on other issues.
  • Long past time to legalize marijuana. (Aug 2014)
Tom Cotton on Drugs
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 4): Click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Griffin on Drugs
Republican (Governor run 2014) (District 2): Click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Huckabee on Drugs
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • 1999: doubled methamphetamine sentences. (Dec 2007)
  • More drug courts & rehab, instead of incarceration. (Sep 2007)
  • Drug education fails; drug punishment works. (Jun 2007)
  • Supports drug courts for non-violent drug offendors. (Jan 2007)
  • Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes. (Nov 2002)
  • Treatment for drug use instead of incarceration. (Jan 2001)
  • Informational videos don't work and never will. (Sep 1997)
  • Curb supply by eradication; change attitudes to curb demand. (Nov 1992)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Dale Bumpers on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Tim Hutchinson on Drugs
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
David Pryor on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Marion Berry on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
John Boozman on Drugs
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jay Dickey on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Tom Formicola on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Drugs
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it. (Apr 2010)
  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 2002)
Asa Hutchinson on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Rebekah Kennedy on Drugs
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Punishment rather than drug treatment does not work. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
Vic Snyder on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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