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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
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Date Title
March 5, 2014 Cohen Calls Out Federal Marijuana Policy That Unfairly Impact Minority Communities
Feb. 26, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Marijuana Research
Feb. 12, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bill to Give Drug Czar Freedom to Reform "Ludicrous" Marijuana Policies
Dec. 19, 2013 President Obama on the Right Track, But Can and Should Do More to Bring Fairness to Our Justice System
Sept. 13, 2013 Cohen Announces More Than $1.5 Million for University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis
Aug. 16, 2013 Newletter - A Smarter Approach to Prosecuting Non-Violent Drug Offenses and Reducing Racial Disparities
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 5, 2013 Cohen Statement on Former DEA Heads Asking President to Nullify Marijuana Laws in Colorado, Washington
June 19, 2012 Cohen Announces $457K for Research at University of Memphis
Dec. 13, 2011 Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011
Dec. 7, 2011 Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011
Nov. 4, 2011 House Judiciary Committee
Sept. 12, 2011 Letter to R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives
June 15, 2011 The War on Drugs
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
March 1, 2011 True Cost of H.R. 1: Extensions of Remarks
Sept. 7, 2010 NAACP Joins Fight to End SLAPP Suits
Aug. 31, 2010 E-Newsletter - Fighting Drug Trafficking in Memphis
Aug. 23, 2010 Letter to the R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
July 28, 2010 Cohen Votes to Support Fair Sentencing Act
June 9, 2010 Cohen: $250 Checks Going Out This Week to Help Close Medicare Part D 'Donut Hole'
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Crime, Terrorism And Homeland Security Of The House Committee On The Judiciary - Unfairness In Federal Cocaine Sentencing: Is It Time To Crack The 100-To-1 Disparity?
May 20, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
July 29, 2008 Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008
July 26, 2007 We Need To Win The War On Drugs
Feb. 7, 2007 Congressman Steve Cohen Votes For Meth Remediation Research Act; Bill Passes The House Of Representatives
Jan. 12, 2007 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007
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