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Steve Beshear on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Beshear on other issues.
  • KASPER: KY All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting. (Feb 2013)
  • Reduce historic addiction to tobacco with smoke-free law. (Feb 2013)
  • More penalties; more testing; more drug war funding. (Nov 1996)

Senate:

KY 2014: 2014 KY Senate debate


Matt Bevin on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Matt Bevin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alison Grimes on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Alison Grimes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mitch McConnell on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (KY): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mitch McConnell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Rated D by VOTE-HEMP, indicating an anti-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Rand Paul on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Tackle drug problem; no one cares where funding comes from. (Oct 2010)
  • Community treatment instead of federal anti-drug programs. (Aug 2010)
  • Drug abuse isn't a pressing issue; 10-20 years is too harsh. (Aug 2010)
  • Favors legalizing medical marijuana. (May 2010)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Aug 2012)

House:


Andy Barr on Drugs
Republican (District 6): Click here for Andy Barr on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Chandler on Drugs
Democratic Representative (KY-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Chandler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -15 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Brett Guthrie on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for Brett Guthrie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Thomas Massie on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Massie on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Nov 2012)
Hal Rogers on Drugs
Republican Representative (KY-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Hal Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES 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)
Ed Whitfield on Drugs
Republican Representative (KY-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ed Whitfield on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
John Yarmuth on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Yarmuth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Geoff Davis on Drugs
Republican Representative (KY-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Geoff Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Ernie Fletcher on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (2003-2007): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Paul Patton on Drugs
Former Democrat Governor (1995-2003): Click here for Paul Patton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wendell Ford on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wendell Ford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Ken Lucas on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Lucas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Dan Mongiardo on Drugs
2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Mongiardo on other issues.
  • Designate more High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas. (Oct 2004)
Scotty Baesler on Drugs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Scotty Baesler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Buckmaster on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Buckmaster on other issues.
  • Illicit drug use is destroying this country's moral fiber. (Jan 2010)
Jim Bunning on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (KY): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bunning on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Jack Conway on Drugs
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; formerly Attorney General: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Conway on other issues.
  • Meth lab count is up because we are identifying smaller labs. (Oct 2010)
  • Epidemic of prescription pill abuse spurs crime. (Aug 2010)
Greg Fischer on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Fischer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Drugs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Trey Grayson on Drugs
Republican 2010 Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Trey Grayson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Lewis on Drugs
Republican Representative (KY-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Lewis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES 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)
Bruce Lunsford on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bruce Lunsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anne Meagher Northup on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Anne Meagher Northup on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Lois Combs Weinberg on Drugs
Democratic Challenger (KY): Click here for Lois Combs Weinberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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