ProCon.org began this national poll of the Nov. '02 U.S. Senate candidates and their response to the question "Should smoked marijuana be a medical option now?" After Nov. 5, 2002 we began adding Senators in office who were not up for re-election on Nov. 5, 2002.
Alphabetical by State
[Note: We have incorporated into our responses the recent results of effectively the same question from Wisconsin NORML and the Drug Policy Alliance polls, and some results from third parties representing the candidates' views on the question.]
Lost on 11-5
"Yes, why not? We supposedly live in a free country. When marijuana is smoked to alleviate pain for medicinal purposes such as cancer it's simply 100% assinity to deny the afflicted." (verbal)
Supports investigational therapies, but not with illegal drugs. Does not believe Congress should take action until there is clear and convincing evidence that proves marijuana is safe for all in the community. (per aid Jennifer Shattuck)