58% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana

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  1. DdC

    DdC Member

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    May seem like a simple number, but it’s very big.

    New Gallup Poll

    58% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana

    39% oppose

    That’s a 19% differential.

    Tipping point passed.

    Wow! latest Gallup poll: US support for cannabis legalisation now 58% in favour 39% against. 10% surge in a year!

    Shame on the 39%
    Drug Worrier Profiteers

    NEW POLL: 65% of California voters support legalizatn/regulation//taxation of marijuana, w/ 46% strongly supportive.


    A poll released today by the Gallup organization finds 58% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. It’s the first time a clear majority has favored legalization since Gallup started asking the question in 1969.

    The finding is remarkable because, these days, it’s hard to find much of anything that 58% of Americans like.

    I went back and looked through some other Gallup polls this year to find questions where more than 58% of the public took the affirmative position. Legal marijuana isn’t as popular as universal gun background checks (83%) or legal sodomy (64%). But it’s more popular than almost everything else.

    More Americans want to legalize marijuana than think President Obama is doing a good job (44%), want to keep or expand Obamacare (38%), favored attacking Syria (36%), support a 20-cent gas tax increase to pay for infrastructure (29%), or like the Republican Party (28%).

    And legal marijuana has more than five times as many supporters as Congress does (11%).

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