New Poll Finds Higher Education Linked to Higher Support for Cannabis Legalization

A new Reason-Rupe poll released just hours ago has found that the higher someone’s education, the more likely they are to support cannabis legalizationsaved11, regardless of that person’s ideology.

According to the poll, 46% of Americans with a high school education or less are in support of cannabis legalization. However, of those with a college degree, 54% are in support of legalization. For those with a post-graduate degree, support is at 57%.

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New Gallup Poll: 58% of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization

A new Gallup poll has found that a strong majority – 58% – of those in America support the recreational legalization of cannabis.potleaf This marks the first time that the annual poll has found majority support for the issue. When the polling firm began asking the question in 1969, support for legalizing cannabis was at 12%.

“Success at the ballot box in the past year in Colorado and Washington may have increased Americans’ tolerance for marijuana legalization”, state’s Gallup in today’s press release about the polling; “Support for legalization has jumped 10 percentage points since last November and the legal momentum shows no sign of abating.”

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