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Obama Cracks Pot Joke at White House Correspondents Dinner

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"Colorado legalized marijuana this year," Pres. Obama said Saturday night at the White House Correspondents Dinner. "It's an interesting social experiment. I do hope it doesn't lead to whole lot of paranoid people who think that the federal government's out to get them and listening to their phone calls. That would be a problem."

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.