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Anti-Marijuana Group Excitedly Rushes To Fundraise Off 3-Year Old Obama Quote

05/12/2014 04:26 pm ET | Updated May 12, 2014

This morning I received a fundraising appeal from the anti-pot group Project SAM that opens with "huge news!" Apparently "the President just stated, plainly and emphatically, that he is 'not in favor of legalization.'" Project SAM's co-founder and chairman, Patrick Kennedy, says Barack Obama uttered those words "at a YouTube Town Hall"—which is true, except the event occurred in January 2011.

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