A new Gallup poll released this morning found that 68% of Americans believe cannabis should be legalized, the highest percentage in more than 50 years.
The Gallup organization began asking Americans about marijuana back in 1969. At that time only 12% of respondents said it should be legal.
The figure hovered in the 25-30% range between 1975 and 2000. Then it began steadily climbing.
Americans really like legalization
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Polled just before the election
The latest data are from a Sept. 30-Oct. 15 poll, with a sample size of 1,035 adults from all 50 states,…
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