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Rick Snyder on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Reduce supply, combating production of meth. (Jul 2011)

Senate:

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Scotty Boman on Drugs
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
  • No federal authority to regulate drug use. (Aug 2008)
Randy Hekman on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Hoekstra on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Peter Konetchy on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Drug use is detrimental to society, but let states decide. (Aug 2011)
Terri Lynn Land on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Debbie Stabenow on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)

House:


Justin Amash on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
Dan Benishek on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
Kerry Bentivolio on Drugs
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Mar 2013)
Dave Camp on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
John Conyers on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Dave Curson on Drugs
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Dingell on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell on other issues.
  • 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Bill Huizenga on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Kildee on Drugs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sander Levin on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Thad McCotter on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Candice Miller on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Candice Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Gary Peters on Drugs
Democrat (District 14): Click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Rogers on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike 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)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Fred Upton on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Tim Walberg on Drugs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jennifer Granholm on Drugs
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
  • Tougher penalties for drug dealers; more tools against meth. (Nov 2006)
Carl Levin on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Rename "Drug Abuse" institute as "Diseases of Addiction". (Mar 2007)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Hansen Clarke on Drugs
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Jan 2012)
Dale Kildee on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee 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 NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
John Engler on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for John Engler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Spencer Abraham on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Abraham 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)
Dick Chrysler on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Dick Chrysler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nick Smith on Drugs
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
Nick Smith on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
Jerry Zandstra on Drugs
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Barcia on Drugs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Barcia 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)
Bart Baron on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Bonior on Drugs
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
Mike Bouchard on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
  • Direct connection between terrorism and drug activity. (Jun 2006)
Keith Butler on Drugs
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Vernon Ehlers on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers 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 YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Peter Hoekstra on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Jack Hoogendyk on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
  • Enforce laws against drug use. (Jun 2008)
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick 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 A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Joe Knollenberg on Drugs
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg 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)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Bret McAtee on Drugs
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Nikitin on Drugs
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
  • The war on drugs is a farce. (Aug 2008)
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Drugs
Democrat (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
Mark Schauer on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 7): Click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Leonard Schwartz on Drugs
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
  • Asset forfeiture is arbitrary for drugs, gambling, & sex. (Jun 2006)
Joe Schwarz on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Stupak on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Debbie Stabenow on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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