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Kamala Harris calls for marijuana legalization: 'I think it gives a lot of people joy'

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Kamala Harris called for the legalization of marijuana at a federal level in a Monday morning interview, making her the latest 2020 contender to weigh in on an issue that has become front-and-center as the presidential campaign season begins. “Half my family's from Jamaica,” the California Democrat said, laughing when asked to respond to those who think she's opposed to legalizing recreational use of the drug. “Are you kidding me?” Appearing on “The Breakfast Club,” a New York City-based radio show, Harris also said she smoked a joint in college. “And I inhaled,” she added, joking in...
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Kamala Harris Explains Support for Legalizing Marijuana: ‘I Think It Gives a Lot of People Joy and We Need More Joy'

Kamala Harris Explains Support for Legalizing Marijuana: ‘I Think It Gives a Lot of People Joy and We Need More Joy'

2 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

"Half my family is from Jamaica, are you kidding me," Harris joked during an appearance on 'The Breakfast Club.'
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