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Distribution of answers submitted by Florida voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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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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Really? Not all drugs are the same. Definitely decriminalize marijuana, but treat it like alcohol. Also, smoking laws should be observed and marijuana should not be smokable in public and most companies are smoke free. If someone is only in jail... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Loughman, FL
I do not want to be reprimanded for anything i have ever done. I definitely do not have the experience to speak on heroin. I know I do not want anything to happen to me if I did decide to do some including arrest for a small amount or a roofie God forbid.... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Miami, FL
Possession charges of marijuana disproportionately are applied to African Americans even though research shows that African Americans do not use marijuana more than White Americans (proportionally). There is a problem here... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Miami, FL
Yes but only marajuanna. And make alcohol illegal. 5 years ago from a Green in Port Saint Lucie, FL
No, only marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. 5 years ago from a Republican in Saint Petersburg, FL
Make drug users register which drugs they use and add a notation to their driver's license or ID; bar them from holding certain jobs. Presentation of ID required for drug sale to individual, just as with alcohol. Eliminates drug use as a cool taboo... 5 years ago from a Republican in Daytona Beach, FL
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
Marijuana and psychedelics should be decriminalized but regulated and taxed; hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin should remain illegal. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Tallahassee, FL
No, not all drugs but some of the more natural drugs. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Jacksonville, FL
Yes, decriminalize marijuana but others such as heroin, pcp, or cocaine should maintain illegal status as well as ex and molly. 5 years ago from a Republican in Gulf Breeze, FL
No, we should decriminalize marijuana and regulate it in the same way we do tobacco and retroactively reduce sentences for those serving time for marijuana-related offenses. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Winter Springs, FL