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Be careful what you say in public.

Here’s how the Tory memo quotes him on marijuana: “I am a big fan of decriminalizing marijuana.” Young people tell me we should make it legal and “take the money and do something with it. I understand that.”

Here’s what he said when asked about legalizing marijuana: “Yeah, I’m not a big fan of that. I am a big fan of decriminalizing marijuana. I understand the argument. And I tell you . . . this has been raised at schools like Auburn and Dartmouth High, the kids are saying, look, why don’t you make this legal, take the money and do something with it? I understand that. I just don’t know that we are at a place where we need to be legalizing more things that are dangerous.”