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New Gallup Poll: 58% of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis, Up 7% from Last Year

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A newly released Gallup poll has found that 58% of adults in the U.S. believe that cannabis should be made legal, up from 51% the last time the question was asked by Gallup in October, 2014. According to the poll of 10,015 people conducted between October 7-11 with a margin of error of plus or …

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Poll: 53% of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis

A new Pew Research Center poll has found that a majority of those in the United States support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the poll, 53% of Americans support legalizing cannabis, with 44% opposed. As recently as 2006, just 32% supported cannabis legalization, while nearly twice as many (60%) were opposed. “Millennials (currently …

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Millenials: 63% of Republicans, 77% of Democrats Support Legalizing Cannabis, Finds Poll

New polling released by Pew Research has found strong nationwide support for legalizing cannabis, especially among millenials (those born between 1981 and 1996). According to the poll, 63% of Republican millenials believe that cannabis should be made legal. Support is even higher among Democrats, at 77%. Strong support was also found in both parties among …

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President of Guatemala Praises Colorado and Washington for Legalizing Cannabis

The President of Guatemala Otto Pérez Molina praised the voters of Colorado and Washington for legalizing cannabis during a speech given at the United Nations on Thursday. The president also spoke out against the failures of the drug war, and urged countries to take a different approach. “You know global drug policy is changing when …

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