Australia: Uni of Qld Researchers Examine Motivation Behind Increased Support For Legalization

Australia: Uni of Qld Researchers Examine Motivation Behind Increased Support For Legalization
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What an utter waste of time and money and a typically Australian approach to trying to negate reality. Rather than just accept the fact that the general public might be smart enough to see that the war on drugs and especially cannabis is quite simply stupid, instead a better solution !!, Get a bunch of researchers to research it, publish a report for committees to mull over and then ignore.   ICBC report The researchers leading the study were all affiliated with The University of Queensland, and they examined, “historical changes in legalization attitudes and the period-specific individual and external influences on these.” “A systematic search was conducted for publications in PubMed, EMBASE, and PsycINFO up to October 2019. Six studies with a regionally or nationally representative adult US-based populations were included.” the researchers stated regarding their methodology. “A secondary analysis was conducted using data from the National Survey of Drug Use and Health. Hierarchical age-period-cohort analysis assessed the trends in perceived harmfulness and availability of cannabis between 1996 and 2018. Ecological comparisons were made between these perceptions and support for cannabis legalization over time.” the researchers went on to state. The researchers determined that support for adult-use cannabis legalization started to increase considerably in the 1990s, and that the increase continued in a linear fashion until 2019. That is reflected in the results of Gallup’s annual cannabis legalization poll, a graph of which can be seen below: Gallup’s polling is particularly useful because they have asked the same question every year since 1969. As you can clearly see, support for legalization was a dismal 25% in the mid-1990s, and it continued to rise nearly every year through 2020 when it leveled off at 68%. “Most people developed more liberal views, with no evidence that changes within any one sociodemographic group was…

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