The number of Americans that have tried marijuana has hit an all time high. According to a recent Gallup poll, approximately 45% of Americans have tried marijuana, marking a record high since the polling organization began asking the question in 1969.
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A newly released survey from the independent Quinnipiac University really demonstrates just how strongly the American public wants to see marijuana legalized, and how certain they are that state’s rights should prevail.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ —Voters in Massachusetts have approved marijuana legalization, making it the first state east of the Rockies to do so.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — This Election Day is shaping up to be a watershed moment for efforts to end marijuana prohibition, with five states voting on marijuana legalization and four more on medical marijuana.
Nearly 60 million Americans may wake up Nov. 9 to find voters in their states have abolished long-standing marijuana prohibitions, a three-fold expansion for legal cannabis across the country.
A famous anti-drug ad on TV in the 1980s used an egg sizzling in a frying pan to warn viewers: “This is your brain on drugs.” Nowadays, the man who voiced the commercial supports legalization of marijuana in California. Actor John Roselius told Rooster magazine he has already voted in favor of Proposition 64.
Support for legal marijuana is at an all-time high, according to two new polls. That’s a good sign in and of itself, but especially so with weed on the ballot in multiple states on Nov. 8.
On Oct. 19, 2016, Gallup released its latest poll on marijuana legalization support in the United States, finding that public support is at 60%, a record-breaking percentage for legalization in Gallup’s 47-year polling history.
Declining tobacco use could soon intersect with a steady uptick in the smoking and consumption of another leafy drug – marijuana.
On Aug. 8, 2016, Gallup released the results for its latest poll on marijuana use in America, finding that one in eight American adults currently smoke marijuana, which is almost double the percentage calculated in 2013.
A wave of recent polls shows that majorities of voters in six states, and a majority nationwide, support legalizing medical marijuana. Many voters also support legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Nov. 2, 2015: A growing majority of Americans now support marijuana legalization according to Gallup’s latest poll on marijuana attitudes.
The recent proposal of the CARERS Act and statements from President Barack Obama have spawned a lot of interest and momentum in cannabis stocks, and it is especially noticeable after such a languid period last year.