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Distribution of answers submitted by Georgia 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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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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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, Repeal federal drug laws and leave it up to the states. 4 years ago from a Republican in Marietta, GA
I am in favor of neither decriminalization nor tougher laws; I believe that people with drug problems need state-funded rehabilitation rather than jail time. 4 years ago from a Republican in Register, GA
Decriminalize drugs that do not hurt ones health like marijuana. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Rossville, GA
Yes, only for select natural growing drugs that don't pose a major threat to public safety (such as marijujana). 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Smyrna, GA
No. Reduce sentences for users, but increase sentences for dealers. Offer rehab and other support for offenders. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Marietta, GA