Words: Huckabee supports drug courts for non-violent drug offenders, but believes that drug education fails and drug punishment works. He feels that stricter penalties for drug-related crimes should be enforced and opposes medical marijuana use.
Actions: Huckabee adopted the National Governors Association’s position supporting several block grant programs, including those for illegal drug fighting programs.
Update: Gov. Huckabee’s earlier statements on this issue still reflect his views. No controversies have arisen with regards to his position.