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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Effectiveness of the Cannabis Eradication Program
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expanded Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage to Combat Opioid Crisis
Oct. 13, 2016 Cohen's Statement on the DEA's Decision to Delay Putting Kratom on the List of Schedule I Drugs
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People
June 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Call for Affordable Medical Treatment for Opioid Dependency
May 18, 2016 The Dui Reporting Act
May 17, 2016 Regarding the Dui Reporting Act
May 17, 2016 Congressman Cohen Named to Conference Committee on Opioid Package
May 10, 2016 Marijuana V. Heroin
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy
Oct. 6, 2015 Cohen: Release of 6,000 Drug Offenders Brings Justice to Americans Serving Needlessly Long Sentences
May 8, 2015 Enewsletter: Reducing Infant Mortality in Memphis
April 3, 2015 Enewsletter: Remembering the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
March 27, 2015 Enewsletter: Securing Half a Billion Federal Dollars for Tennessee Hospitals
Feb. 27, 2015 Enewsletter: Protecting the Sanctity of the House Chamber
Feb. 20, 2015 Cohen Calls on Attorney General to Reschedule Marijuana
Feb. 18, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Marijuana Reclassification
Dec. 18, 2014 Cohen Reacts to Presidential Commutation of Non-Violent Memphian's Unjustly Long Prison Sentence
Aug. 1, 2014 Newsletter: Defending the President
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
March 23, 2012 Telephone Town Hall on Health Care
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 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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