Poll: Majority of Americans Now Support Legalizing Pot
For the first time in 40 years of surveys, a majority of Americans support legalizing pot. National polling on the issue of marijuana legalization began in 1969. While legalization has received growing support since the 1990s, 2013 marks the first time such support reached a majority.
The poll, conducted by the Pew Research Center from March 13-17, found that 52% of the 1,501 adults surveyed favored legalizing the use of pot while only 45% were opposed to legalization. The 1969 Gallup …More