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Distribution of answers submitted by North Carolina 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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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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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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We should treat drug addiction as a mental health problem, not a crime. Sellers should be required to have proper licencing and permits and locations and severe punishments for those who sell illegally. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Clemmons, NC
Yes, but dealers of harsher drugs should still be able to be charged. By supplying people with harsh drugs, dealers are damaging lives and families. 4 years ago from a Green in Boone, NC
Yes and make them INCREDIBLY cheap!. 4 years ago from a Republican in Mooresville, NC
Yes and No. We should decriminalize Marijuana because it is not dangerous in any way. It is a plant. There have been no deaths because of marijuana, and there is no possible overdose. Other drugs, especially those manufactured in labs, have dangerous... 4 years ago from a Green in Durham, NC
Decriminalize cannabis and other naturally occurring hallucinogens. Tax the sale of these substances. Shift law enforcement and incarceration costs to addiction treatment and half-way housing. Reducing sentences for possession and increase penalties for... 4 years ago from a Green in Cary, NC