Statements about Drugs

Says Cathy Jordan was "arrested" and dragged out of her home by "a SWAT team of hooligans" for using medical marijuana.

"Trey Radel does not even qualify to drive a Lee County school bus at this point, yet he occupies a seat in Congress."

Florida’s proposed medical marijuana amendment "would make Florida one of the most lenient medical-marijuana states, allowing use for limitless ‘other conditions’ specified by any physician."

"Whether the Amendment passes or not, the medical use of marijuana is a federal criminal offense."

Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."

"Nobody's addicted to" marijuana.

Marijuana is "less toxic" than alcohol.

Says Sen. Bill Nelson voted to spend "$144,541 to see how monkeys react under the influence of cocaine."

"It was found unconstitutional to drug test elected officials because it prevents us, as citizens, from having that First Amendment right."

About 800 people refused to get a drug screening because they are "out there on drugs."

"Florida is the first state requiring drug testing to receive welfare!"

"Studies show that people that are on welfare are higher users of drugs than people not on welfare."

"Hackers broke into Virginia's prescription-drug database (and) ... obtained more than 8.2 million patient records and a total of nearly 36 million prescriptions."

"We don't need a separate (prescription drug) database ... Pharmacies already have a database in place."

"Seven more people will die each and every day until the Legislature ratifies these (pain clinic) rules that are being approved by the Board of Medicine and the Department of Health."

"There are more pain clinics in Broward County than there are McDonald's in Broward County."

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