In an interview with The Breakfast Club, a New York City radio show, Harris was asked to respond to rumors that as attorney general of California, she tried to block the legalization of weed in her state.
Considered by many a rising star in the Democratic Party, the junior senator from the Golden State was responding to speculation that she was against legalizing cannabis - to which she quipped on the air: "Half my family is from Jamaica". 'Are you kidding me?'
"I have and and I did inhale" - Kamala Harris says with a laugh when asked if she's smoked pot.
The 2020 presidential contender dodged Charlamagne Tha God's question about whether or not she would try it again if it were legalized "all throughout the country", but said that she thinks "that it gives a lot of people joyand we need more joy".
Yet when it comes to legalization, Harris hasn't always been a vocal supporter.
'Listen, I think it gives a lot of people joy.
She endorsed the policy in her latest book, and being a former prosecutor, has seen the ways that the drug war has selectively destroyed people's lives and freedom over a substance that is no more risky than alcohol - often enforced in racially biased ways. As recently as 2015, she made public comments that suggested she still opposed legalization.
"We need to legalize marijuana and regulate it", Harris wrote, highlighting the disproportionate incarceration of minorities for cannabis offenses. She added that she smoked weed in college and that "it was a joint".
"Look, I love my husband, and he happened to be the one that I chose to marry, because I love him-and that was that moment in time, and that's it", Harris said. When asked whether ever experimented herself, she replied, "I have, and I did inhale".
Elsewhere in the interview, Harris said marijuana brings "joy" which should not be denied to users.
Kamala Harris on Monday said it is high time for the legalization of marijuana on the federal level - as she acknowledged that she once toked up in college. Last year, Harris added her name to a bill, introduced by Sen. Last year, Harris supported fellow 2020 candidate Sen. Cory Booker's (D., N.J.) bill to loosen restrictions on the drug, the Marijuana Justice Act.
Currently, marijuana is classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency as a schedule I drug (meaning a high potential for abuse, addiction, and no known medical use), indicating that the government does not recognize its medicinal and therapeutic potential.
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