The Complete Guide To The Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Stance On Cannabis - Part 3

Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar Cannabis Infographic

Who: Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Age: 58

State: Minnesota

Stance: Pro Federal Reform, Pro Voter’s Decision, Against National Recreational, For states to decide

Comments: Klobuchar is in favor of providing banking for canna-businesses. She thinks states should decide whether to legalize medical and recreational cannabis but doesn't support full federal legalization.


Kamala Harris

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Who: Sen. Kamala Harris

Age: 54

State: California

Stance: Pro Recreational Legalization, Pro Cannabis-crime Expungement, Pro Federal Reform

Comments: "We need to legalize marijuana and regulate it, and we need to expunge nonviolent marijuana-related offenses from the records of the millions of people who have been arrested and incarcerated."


Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg Cannabis Infographic

Who: South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Age: 37

State: Indiana

Stance: Pro Federal Reform

Comments: Buttigieg supports legalization and believes prohibition has become a racial issue. At this point, there are no indications that marijuana reform would be a priority.

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard Cannabis Infographic

Who: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Age: 37

State: Hawaii

Stance: Pro Recreational Legalization, Pro Cannabis-crime Expungement, Pro Federal Reform

Comments: Gabbard cosponsored multiple cannabis-reform bills during her time in Congress. She has said on record that she supports legalizing adult use of marijuana.



Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand Cannabis Infographic

Who: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Age: 52

State: New York

Stance: Pro Federal Reform

Comments: Voted against a floor amendment to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference.  She then claimed to be for the legalization of marijuana to get re-elected.