Two More Polls Show Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Two More Polls Show Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Two more new national polls show that a majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana. A Fox News survey, which involved phone interviews with 1,000 adults from December 8-11, 2019, showed that 63% of respondents support legalizing “the recreational use of marijuana on a national level,” while 34% oppose the policy. A Marist poll, conducted in collaboration with NPR and PBS, surveyed 1,744 Americans from December 9-11, 2019, The results similarly showed 62% of respondents saying it is a “good idea” to legalize cannabis, with 33 stating it would be a “bad idea.” The last time Fox News posed the question, in January 2018, 59% said the country should legalize. Marist found that 63% supported legalization in July of this year. “This holiday season, Americans are more likely than ever to agree in favor of legalizing marijuana when the topic comes up at the dinner table,” Justin Strekal, political director of NORML, told Marijuana Moment. “With a public majority mandate, now is our time to demand ending prohibition in advance of the 2020 elections.” Marist also broke down the poll responses by partisan affiliation. As has been the case for numerous surveys on the issue, those who identify…

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