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In 1970, Congress passed the Controlled Substances Act which banned the manufacture, importation, possession, use and distribution of certain drugs. The act ranked drugs by their potential for abuse and placed them into five categories. Two of the most widely used drugs in the U.S., wine and alcohol, are exempt from the classifications. Ballot measures in several states including Colorado, Washington and Oregon have decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana. These laws apply only within the respective states and have no effect on Federal law. See recent drug policy news
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There isn't sufficient data to sway my opinion either way. I'm waiting to see what happens in Colorado. 4 years ago from a Republican in Bethpage, NY
Yes and No! Decriminalize but regulate marijuana use. Should be able to purchase at a store like going to the liquor store. Same penalties for use by and distribution to minors as for achohol. Probably less harmful than achohol use, and definitely... 4 years ago from a Republican in Grafton, WI
No.Death penalty for all drug kingpins. Very low sentences for first time users. 4 years ago from a Republican in Plano, TX
Most, but not all drugs should be legalized, and treated similar to alcohol. You don't show up to work drunk, you don't drink publicly, and don't drink while driving. 5 years ago from a Socialist in Lebanon, OH
Prescription drugs -Yes some need to made illegal. illegal drugs should be administered and distributed through a well regulated agency. that would wipe out the drug trade and save a ton of money being spent on enforcement. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Englewood, CO
Yes and make them INCREDIBLY cheap!. 5 years ago from a Republican in Mooresville, NC
Yes, only for select natural growing drugs that don't pose a major threat to public safety (such as marijujana). 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Smyrna, GA
Yes, by only marijuana. Other recreational and prescription drugs that are misused and have many life threatening effects. These drugs require regular use of rehab if those who are misusing them even go to rehab. The effects to society would be much... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Gainesville, FL
Yes, but keep/create laws that criminalize the selling of drugs and even stricter laws of the selling of drugs to minors. 5 years ago from a Democrat in East Northport, NY
All drugs except antibiotics should be legal. Antibiotics should be regulated as their prolific use has led to bacterial resistance which affects ALL people. Consumer should be allowed to research and purchase drugs for their conditions. Doctors should... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Lusby, MD
No, but I favor decriminalizing using & possession of small amounts of marijuana. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Forest Hills, NY
No, but get rid of jail time for possession of small amounts of drugs. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Edgewater, NY
Yes, but their use must be highly regulated like tobacco and alcohol are currently. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Bountiful, UT
No, I think that drugs that are illegal should remain illegal, except that medicinal marijuana should be in a form that is not smoked. If one chemical in the drug is beneficial it should be extracted and taken as a supplement. Drugs and alcohol ruins... 5 years ago from a Green in Sterling, VA
Yes, but only if there are no public funds spent on healthcare, disability or unemployment for those who take recreational drugs. 5 years ago from a Republican in Mount Pleasant, SC
No. Reduce sentences for users, but increase sentences for dealers. Offer rehab and other support for offenders. 5 years ago from a Socialist in Marietta, GA
Only decriminalize drugs that have shown no greater side effects than drugs deemed legal, and require doctor's prescriptions for all drugs that may have any long term side effects. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Downingtown, PA
No, regulate and tax everything from meth to opium to LSD-25 and MDMA. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Vancouver, WA