Dem. presidential contender Kamala Harris, pushing legal marijuana, says she smoked pot in college

California Sen. Kamala Harris, reiterating her support for marijuana legalization at the federal level, acknowledged Monday that she's smoked pot in the past, saying: "I have. And I inhaled. I did inhale."

The 2020 Democratic presidential contender, in discussing the broader use of the drug, said, "I think it gives a lot of people joy. And we need more joy in the world."

Harris made her comments on "The Breakfast Club," the New York City-based nationally syndicated radio program hosted by DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne tha God. The program touts that it is "the world's most dangerous morning show."

"It was a long time ago but yes. I just broke news," the senator and former Golden State attorney general said as she discussed her past pot use. She added that she smoked weed in college and that "it was a joint."

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