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Distribution of answers submitted by Ohio 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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Yes, Marijuana should be treated like Alcohol, however measures should be taken to account for a possible shift in the criminal drug manufacturing market towards making and distributing harder drugs to cover the loss of their Marijuana market. Anyone who... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Saint Clairsville, OH
There needs to be a threefold approach to reducing drug use: Enforcement of importation, manufacturing, transport and possession; Education for early intervention and prevention and Treatment of addicts over a long term if necessary. 5 years ago from a Republican in Sylvania, OH
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
No, each drug should be evaluated on an individual basis and then a decision should be made. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Beachwood, OH
No, but offenders should receive treatment rather than jail time. 5 years ago from a Democrat in West Salem, OH