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David Baria-x on Drugs
Democratic candidate for governor: Click here for David Baria-x on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Bryant on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
  • More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants. (Feb 2017)
  • Drug courts work; fully fund them. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Robert Foster on Drugs
Republican challenger for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Foster on other issues.
  • We can't punish someone out of addiction. (Dec 2018)
  • Full-on prohibition of drugs does not work. (Dec 2018)
Jim Hood on Drugs
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Jim Hood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Trent Lott on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Tate Reeves on Drugs
Republican candidate for governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tate Reeves on other issues.
  • Stronger measures against drugs at work. (May 2018)
Howard Sherman on Drugs
Democratic candidate for governor: Click here for Howard Sherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MS 2018: 2018 Mississippi Senate Special Election


David Baria on Drugs
Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Baria on other issues.
  • Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no. (Oct 2018)
  • In favor of legalizing medical marijuana. (May 2018)
Jensen Bohren on Drugs
Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jensen Bohren on other issues.
  • Remove marijuana from the federal scheduling of drugs. (Feb 2018)
  • Marijuana should be treated like alcohol and tobacco. (Jan 2018)
Travis Childers on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Travis Childers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Mike Espy on Drugs
Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Espy on other issues.
  • Medical marijuana first; decide on recreational later. (Oct 2018)
  • Disallow banking for legitimate cannabis businesses. (Oct 2018)
  • Let states decide marijuana laws. (Oct 2018)
Cindy Hyde-Smith on Drugs
Republican candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator: Click here for Cindy Hyde-Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Wicker on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Feds should intervene if states legalize marijuana. (Oct 2018)
  • Stricter penalties for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)

House:


Michael Guest on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Michael Guest on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gregg Harper on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gregg Harper on other issues.
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Trent Kelly on Drugs
Republican House Member (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trent Kelly on other issues.
  • Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Steven Palazzo on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Palazzo on other issues.
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Gene Taylor on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Bennie Thompson on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Robert Gray on Drugs
Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Gray on other issues.
  • OpEd: more interested in legalizing hemp than cutting taxes. (Aug 2015)
Vicki Slater on Drugs
Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate (lost primary): Click here for Vicki Slater on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tate Reeves on Drugs
Lt. Gov; Republican possibility for 2018 special US Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tate Reeves on other issues.
  • Stronger measures against drugs at work. (May 2018)
Alan Nunnelee on Drugs
Republican (deceased 2015) (District 1): Click here for Alan Nunnelee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Haley Barbour on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Ban synthetic marijuana. (Apr 2011)
  • Fight the scourge of illegal narcotics with a vengeance. (Jan 2011)
  • Reduced number of crystal methamphetamine labs. (Jan 2007)
  • Wrong time to cut drug enforcement spending. (Jan 2006)
  • Justice Dept.'s duty is narcotics trafficking. (Apr 1996)
Kirk Fordice on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Ronnie Musgrove on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Haley Barbour on Drugs
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Ban synthetic marijuana. (Apr 2011)
  • Fight the scourge of illegal narcotics with a vengeance. (Jan 2011)
  • Reduced number of crystal methamphetamine labs. (Jan 2007)
  • Wrong time to cut drug enforcement spending. (Jan 2006)
  • Justice Dept.'s duty is narcotics trafficking. (Apr 1996)
Bill Bowlin on Drugs
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Travis Childers on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Travis Childers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Erik Fleming on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
  • Let patients use medical marijuana. (Feb 2006)
Trent Lott on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Charles Pickering on Drugs
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Chip Pickering on Drugs
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Ronnie Shows on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Gene Taylor on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Roger Wicker on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Feds should intervene if states legalize marijuana. (Oct 2018)
  • Stricter penalties for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Thad Cochran on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Rated D- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Albert N. Gore on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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