FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Marijuana activists are using President Barack Obama's college campaign swing to promote their own pitch for legalization.

As thousands waited in line at Colorado State University to see the president Tuesday, marijuana campaign workers in orange shirts passed out fliers about a measure on Colorado ballots to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Colorado Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol marked the president's Colorado visit to Fort Collins by releasing a list of dozens of college professors from campuses nationwide in favor of legalization.

Obama has said legalization of marijuana won't happen "any time soon." Marijuana backers are hoping to promote legalization among the young voters the president is courting.

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