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Allen Buckley on Drugs

2004 former Libertarian Senate challenger (GA)

 


End Federal illicit drug regulations

The country is gradually moving towards the legalization of marijuana. When I first ran in 2004 that was my position, to make marijuana legal. The Federal government should get out of [illicit drugs] altogether and let the states do whatever they want. The States are all broke. Are they gonna spend huge amounts of money to incarcerate people or are they gonna do something more cost effective? The states would do different things to figure out what is the best deal with any particular drug."
Source: The Red & Black on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race , Feb 11, 2016

Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol

Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol.
Source: Email interview on 2004 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jun 11, 2004

Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol

Consideration should be given to decriminalization of marijuana use by adults, in the same manner that alcohol use is tolerated.
Source: 2004 Senate campaign website, BuckleyForSenate.org, “Views” , May 18, 2004

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