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Distribution of answers submitted by Washington 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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No, but make rehabilitation mandatory as part of drug-related sentencing. 4 years ago from a Green in University Place, WA
NO, obviously not. But Recreational use of drugs similar to alcohol and caffeine and marijuana (in scope and effect) should be regulated, taxed, and allowed for adults who happen to be good citizens. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Seattle, WA
No. Yet if a drug previously deemed illicit is found to have medicinal benefits it should be decriminalized so it may be prescribed by a licensed physician in accordance with current regulations. 4 years ago from a Republican in Silverdale, WA
No, not all drugs but I am in favor of decriminalizing marijuana and in increasing aid for those who want help with addiction. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Kennewick, WA
No, regulate and tax everything from meth to opium to LSD-25 and MDMA. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Vancouver, WA
Yes, if any violence is created with the use of drugs, the selling of drugs or poses a threat to the community then they need to receive jail time. Self abusers need to be sent to a rehab facility. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Spokane, WA