Seven In Ten Biden Voters Support National Marijuana Legalization, New Poll Finds

Seven In Ten Biden Voters Support National Marijuana Legalization, New Poll Finds
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Another poll has found that a strong majority of Americans across political lines support either legalizing marijuana nationally or letting states set their own cannabis policies. And seven-in-ten people who voted to elect President Joe Biden back nationwide legalization, despite the president’s ongoing opposition to the policy change. The survey from YouGov underscores just how unpopular prohibition is. Not a single demographic polled showed majority or plurality support for maintaining the status quo of federal cannabis prohibition. Americans are more likely to say abortion, same-sex marriage, and marijuana should be legalized nationally than say they should be left to the states or banned nationwide.https://t.co/yIsflfe0kT pic.twitter.com/8HIcRMGDZh — YouGov America (@YouGovAmerica) May 12, 2022 Instead, it found that 45 percent of respondents feel cannabis should be legalized nationwide, while another 25 percent said states should have the autonomy to decide, for a sum of 70 percent who chose alternatives to prohibition. Only 17 percent said cannabis should remain illegal, and 13 percent said that they weren’t sure. While no demographic came out in strong support of prohibition, there were common themes in which groups of people are most likely to favor legalization. For example, 62 percent of Democrats said that cannabis should be nationally legalized and 16 percent said it should be left to states, totaling 78 percent who picked the non-prohibition option. In contrast, more Republicans supported taking a state-level approach (36 percent), compared to 23 percent who backed national legalization. Thirty percent of those who identify as Republican said cannabis should remain banned across the board. About half of those who identify as independent (48 percent) sided with national legalization, versus 26 percent who said states should make that choice and 14 percent who favor prohibition. Majorities of all age demographics, including those 65 and older, said marijuana should either…

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