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 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...12yrs12Y


 @9F8Y59L from Alaska agreed…1wk1W

Do you believe anybody could be helped? Because I do, some people just stoop or fall so low in their mentality stableness that they need any sort of help that is offered to them, such as drug users and addicts. I believe that they can be helped and even so if they are in jail paying time for whatever it may be that allies with their drug use. But as for importers and sellers, who may or may not be addicts/users themselves, should probably just pay their time and get restricted help for themselves.

 @9FC42ZKDemocratfrom Maine agreed…1wk1W

If someones decision doesn't directly affect you, then you have no right to tell people what to do and not to do

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...12yrs12Y

Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs11Y

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs7Y

No, but decriminalize drugs that offer medicinal benefits such as marijuana

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...12yrs12Y

No, we should pass tougher drug laws

 @9F8Y59L from Alaska disagreed…1wk1W

I personally believe that we should decriminalize the drug use in the United States. But at the same time, depending on how badly drug users or addicts are, and how illegally they are using or possibly even selling/ importing, they shall be arrested and get more time than usual, and with that provide help for the addicts while paying time or anything of the sorts.

 @9F87HB8 from Texas disagreed…2wks2W

People should not be criminalized for having an addiction. They should be given help and resources to get help.

 @9FBNJRW from Florida disagreed…1wk1W

Some of the drugs are not inherently harmful, and there is an overcrowding of prisons, focus on worse crimes.

 @9F8NMBR from North Carolina disagreed…2wks2W

Just look at prohibition or one of many examples of substance laws back firing in other contries. Toughing the laws just makes the problem worse.

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs7Y

No, but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

 @98JZKDC from Maryland agreed…9mos9MO

No, but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

I absolutely agree. I consider myself to be socially liberal, but my one outlying belief is around marijuana and other recreational drugs, even the "less dangerous" ones. All drugs pose a risk. However, we absolutely do need to remain empathetic and supportive of those impacted by addiction, and increase government funding for community-based rehabilitation and prevention programs.

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs7Y

 @4Q4842Pfrom California answered…3yrs3Y

Drug addiction is a mental illness, not a crime. We have Alcoholics Anonymous, which helps people take back their lives, why not have the same thing for drugs?

 @8N6QGZS from Texas answered…3yrs3Y

I do not understand what decriminalization is so I’m going to say that if you possess a drug that’s illegal you should be arrested

 @534HWNPfrom New York answered…3yrs3Y

Instead of jail time there should be mandatory rehab, and parole for that same as jail. They are still using in jails, so that only perpetuates the problem.

 @4Q4C63Lfrom Nevada answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, but level harsh penalties against the user if they hurt someone while under the influence.

 @4THMGRMfrom Connecticut answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, but drugs can also be used as weapons (i.e. as poisons), and hence should be controlled. Recreational use should be legal.

 @4VXP5HTfrom New York answered…3yrs3Y

Only if we summarily execute those who sell to people under age 25. (So brain fully develops. Marijuana should be legal over age 21.

 @4S68HTKfrom Washington answered…3yrs3Y

 @4S6KBRMfrom Virginia answered…3yrs3Y

No, we have a drug problem in this country and it's not likely due to the fact that people just want to break the law to use drugs. That being said, making it criminal is only costing tax payers money in retaining individuals that made poor choices, but are still susceptible to using when they are free, if we spent the same amount ensuring that people recover and educating others on the dangers and effective ways of coping with life, then we'd all be better off. One bad decision shouldn't ruin your life, but it should turn it around.

 @534HTJKfrom New York answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, legalize everything

 @98JZKDC from Maryland disagreed…9mos9MO

No, but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

What do you mean by "everything"? Are you including substances such as cocaine, heroin, etc.?

 @4Q8CTVCfrom Utah answered…3yrs3Y

I believe that if you have nicotine and alcohol legal then why not other drugs. But I would prefer that recreational use of any and all drugs, including tobacco and alcohol be prohibited. I do think that medical use of all drugs should be expanded.

 @8H96Y52 from Rhode Island answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, and free people currently serving time for nonviolent drug offenses, and expunge nonviolent drug charges from criminal records.

 @8HQ7NMCIndependent from Minnesota answered…3yrs3Y

 @4Q89XTPfrom California answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, but selling, transporting or supplying drugs should be illegal. The point is to not punish drug users, the real victims of drug abuse.

 @9D5CCYX from Texas answered…2mos2MO

What we should do is increase punishment for drug dealers but at the same time we should increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation.

 @ThrilledCurRepublicanfrom Pennsylvania agreed…2mos2MO

Portugal is a great example of this. They decriminalized all drugs in 2001 and instead focused on treating drug use as a public health issue rather than a criminal one. As a result, they've seen a significant decrease in drug-related deaths and HIV infection rates. But, they also hold drug traffickers accountable with strict laws.

 @94SFFMP from Texas answered…1yr1Y

No and make porn illegal and require a special license to drink alcohol

 @8HJ3X8NGreen from Oklahoma answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, but only inside of government-certified treatment and rehabilitation centers, where people addicted to drugs can seek help and the ability to get off drugs in a humane way.

 @8H8PPS2 from Pennsylvania answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, unless they commit a crime while intoxicated or in possession. Increase funding for rehabilitation.

 @8H6T2XF from Pennsylvania answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, and reduce sentences for those already serving time. But, drugs like heroine should remain banned.

 @8H5YSWDGreen from Texas answered…3yrs3Y

Marijuana should be decriminalized, but other instances of drug use should be dealt with through rehabilitation, not imprisonment

 @8GLW8NG from Pennsylvania answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, for most but not all drugs, reduce or remove sentences for recreational drug use as long as it does not endanger the lives of others, and there should be more funding given to addiction prevention and rehabilitation

 @9D8TB68 from Texas answered…1mo1MO

 @9D8GBQR from Texas answered…1mo1MO

 @8WS9BG5 from Florida answered…2yrs2Y

Yes, and but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

 @5J8LMX4Democratfrom Colorado answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, and support increased funding for addiction prevention, treatments, and rehabilitation, as well as mandatory rehabilitation programs in lieu of imprisonment.

 @8T4W27G from Texas answered…2yrs2Y

 @93P477H from New York answered…1yr1Y

Yes. We shouldn't stop at decriminalizing, but also aim for legalization and regulation to make sure we have safe drugs going into the hands of consumers. We should also fund programs for substance abuse and make information more widely available and accessible to all who need help.

 @9BMBXGC from Texas answered…5mos5MO

 @93SB7YB from Florida answered…1yr1Y


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