We've shared the individual cannabis policy declarations of some of the ~20 declared presidential candidates in the Democratic presidential primary process.
But here's an article which summarizes all of their positions.
All call for significant reform – not just on medical cannabis, but on cannabis in general and in winding down the Drug War's cannabis component.
A few also call for replacing the punishment aspect of dealing with all drug users (not of all drug suppliers) in favor of a treatment model. This approach would likely somewhat mirror the Portugal model, which has had some success, but in a country which may or may not be comparable to the US. For more on this, see: https://www.leafly.com/…/portugal-drug-decriminalization-st….
We'll also blog stories on the President's position that come out, but there haven't been many announcements since anti-cannabis Attorney General was replaced by William Barr. A web search reveals few 2019 resources. In fact, this Wikipedia entry hasn't been updated in over a year. It says:
"In June 2018, President Trump stated that he would 'probably' support the STATES Act, a bipartisan bill which would effectively end the federal prohibition on marijuana and leave the issue up to the states…." (http://bit.ly/2k9264I)
Otherwise, all we have is the recent bizarre (in our opinion) performance by his latest Surgeon General, who seemed to adopt a basically 1930s "reefer madness" attitude toward cannabis in general in a recent press conference. At best it seems fair to say that reform in favor of patients is not currently a front burner issue in the White House, but that could change going into the campaign.
Again we note (given our non-profit org status), TRUCE does not support and will not be supporting any particular candidate(s).
The Democrats running for president have thoughts on marijuana legalization. Here they are.