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Distribution of answers submitted by Texas 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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I feel this is a health concern for many addicts and that organic drugs should be decriminalized. We have too many non-violent people serving time and eating off our taxes. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Dallas, TX
Legalize Cannabis, keep everything else illegal. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Austin, TX
No.Death penalty for all drug kingpins. Very low sentences for first time users. 4 years ago from a Republican in Plano, TX
Only decriminalize the drugs that aren't deadly or that don't cause violence within the user. 4 years ago from a Republican in Helotes, TX
Yes, and tax the drug sale and distribution. Also provide services for drug rehabilitation for those in prison. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Katy, TX
Let people face the consequences of their own actions... there is no more personal responsibility in our country. If they don't want to get clean, then they won't. Do not be their enabler. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Austin, TX
Yes, but only if the drugs in question do not cause physical harm to the user. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Beaumont, TX
Marijuana should be legal. Street drugs like cocaine and acid should be illegal. 4 years ago from a Green in Pinehurst, TX
In a manner of speaking, yes. I strongly believe that cannabis has many documented and as yet unexplored positive uses in many medical matters including lowering anxiety in the terminally ill, and pain management. I believe that it would be a wise thing,... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
No, decriminalize few but not all. 4 years ago from a Green in Carlsbad, TX
NO, but there are some drugs that can be decriminalized or reduced their penalties for, and some that are currently not criminalized but need to be. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Hurst, TX
Yes, most but not all drugs, and retroactively reduce sentences for all non-violent drug offenses. 4 years ago from a Green in Pflugerville, TX
No, only marijuana should be decriminalized at this point. All other drugs pose serious health hazards and have no real benefits. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Amarillo, TX
No but there should be reformed laws with the focus on treatment over punishment. It should be done retroactively. Some drugs should be decriminalized. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Gordonville, TX