Statements about Drugs

"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.

"What is and isn't a Schedule I narcotic is a job for Congress."

Marijuana today is "genetically modified," with THC levels that "far surpass the marijuana" of the 1970s.

"In 1916, the U.S. government predicted that by the 1940s all paper would come from hemp and that no more trees would need to be cut down."

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."

Says Mitt Romney suggested that "employers should be able to make the decision as to whether or not a woman gets contraception through her insurance coverage."

Says the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world with 2.3 million inmates, and the majority of Americans are imprisoned because they sold small amounts of drugs.

"Barack Obama has consistently voted against tougher penalties for criminals."  

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