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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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Poll: 80% of Moms, 67% of Dads Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis in Victoria, Australia

New polling out of Victoria, Australia has found that a large percentage of parents are in favor of legalizing cannabis for medical purposes. The Herald Sun Primary School Parents’ Survey released earlier this week found that 80% of moms, and 67% of dads, support allowing doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to children with illness that …

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New Survey: Cannabis Legalization Hasn’t Increased Young Adult Usage Rates in Colorado

A new survey of over 1,000 young adults living in the United States has found that cannabis usage rates among the age group (those aged 18 to 25) hasn’t increased in Colorado since voters legalized the plant – including state-licensed sales – in 2012. The study, conducted by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, found that; …

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Poll: 66% of Americans Say Private Cannabis Consumption Should be Legal

66% of Americans believe that adults should be able to legally possess and consume cannabis in their own homes, according to a HuffingtonPost/YouGov survey released earlier this month. According to the poll, 72% of Democrats and 70% of Independents believe that the private consumption of recreational cannabis should be legal. Republicans are also in support, …

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New Poll: Strong Support for Cannabis Legalization in North Carolina

A new Public Policy Polling survey has found strong support for cannabis law reform in the State of North Carolina. According to the poll, 48% of those in the state are in support of recreational cannabis legalization, with just 42% opposed. When it comes to legalizing cannabis for medical purposes, 63% are in support. Last …

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New RAND Report Reveals Predictions of Washington Cannabis Consumption for 2013 Not Even Close

A new report released from the RAND Drug Policy Research Center has found that past projections of cannabis consumption in Washington for 2013 fell short – by hundreds of thousands of pounds. The report estimates the weight of cannabis consumed in Washington in 2013 based on data collected from existing household surveys and a new …

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New Report: Cannabis Use On the Rise, Use of Prescription Painkillers, Cocaine and Meth Declining

The 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health was released today, finding for at least the 6th straight year that cannabis consumption is on the rise. The report found that 7.3% of those 12 and older consumed cannabis in 2012, up from 5.8% in 2007. Despite the rise in cannabis consumption, the use of …

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