Many puffs short of the truth
"Nobody's addicted to" marijuana.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
Says al Qaeda has camps with the drug cartels in Mexico.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Marijuana not easier to get than alcohol among youth
"Lots of studies seem to indicate that minors find it very easy to get marijuana, easier than to get alcohol."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Saturday, February 16th, 2013
They admit they were wrong
"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, January 20th, 2013
"There is no evidence that poor people abuse drugs more frequently than any other socio-economic group."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, November 26th, 2012
Claim goes up in smoke
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 17th, 2012
Freedom from drug tests?
"It was found unconstitutional to drug test elected officials because it prevents us, as citizens, from having that First Amendment right."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
About 800 people refused to get a drug screening because they are "out there on drugs."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
The first one, since the last one
"Florida is the first state requiring drug testing to receive welfare!"
— Politifact Florida on Friday, September 30th, 2011
Studies show the opposite.
"The studies have shown us that [drug testing for welfare recipients] will be saving us money"
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, August 26th, 2011
Tokin' out of context
"I'm well aware that medical marijuana is a recognized, medical, viable treatment for this sort of [pancreas] pain condition."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 8th, 2011
Pharmacy databases aren't interconnected
"We don't need a separate (prescription drug) database ... Pharmacies already have a database in place."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
"Barack Obama has consistently voted against tougher penalties for criminals."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 27th, 2008