Legalization, reducing harm, creating jobs and promoting consumer safety 

Carolyn has been an advocate for cannabis legalization  and to protect legal cannabis businesses, earning her high ratings from the National Cannabis Industry Association and National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

  • Passed her SAFE Banking Act to allow banks to work with legal cannabis businesses

  • Fighting for VA doctors to recommend medical cannabis

  • Ending cannabis prohibition at the federal level

  • Expunging federal cannabis convictions

  • Reinvesting in communities most harmed by cannabis prohibition with co sponsorship of the Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

  • Penalizing states that continue to disproportionately arrest people of color and low-income individuals for cannabis-related crimes