Half Of Americans Continue To Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The recent poll revealed that about 8 in 10 adults support the legalization of marijuana for medical treatment (82% 2016; 81% 2015), while half of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use (50%; 49% respectively). Just over 2 in 5 adults (42%) oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, particularly those ages 65 and older (56% oppose).

NEW YORK: As of last month’s elections, four more states voted to decriminalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, bringing the grand total to 8 states that have legalized recreational marijuana (9, including Washington D.C.).  The Harris Poll revisited the topic of legalized marijuana this month and found that, even with more states joining the Read the full article…

Poll: Support For Medical Marijuana Grows In Iowa

70% of Iowa adults say they favor legalizing the drug for medical uses, the poll finds. That's up from 59% a year ago and 58% two years ago.

IOWA:  Iowans are warming to the idea of legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes, but most of them still don’t want to make it legal for recreational use, a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows. According to the poll, 70% of Iowa adults say they favor legalizing the drug for medical uses, the Read the full article…

Poll: Ohioans Strongly Back Medical Marijuana

87 percent of voters, including broad backing from every demographic measured, support allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes

OHIO: Ohio voters overwhelmingly back the use of medical marijuana and narrowly support making recreational use of the drug legal, according to poll results released Monday morning. A Quinnipiac University poll showed 87 percent of voters, including broad backing from every demographic measured, support allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes, compared to just 11 percent who Read the full article…

82% Say U.S. Not Winning War on Drugs

End the 40-Year War on Drugs

Americans continue to overwhelmingly believe the so-called war on drugs is failing, but they are more divided on how much the United States should be spending on it. Just four percent (4%) of American Adults believe the United States is winning the war on drugs, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Eighty-two Read the full article…

Americans Agree: Marijuana Shouldn't be Criminalized

Allen St. Pierre is the executive director and Paul Armentano is the deputy director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in Washington.

NEW YORK:  Despite decades of propaganda from marijuana prohibitionists, a majority of the American public has indeed said “enough” to the policies of cannabis criminalization. And no amount of fear-mongering is going to change this fact.

Poll: War on marijuana not worth the cost

End the 40-Year War on Drugs

A Suffolk University’s poll taken June 24 included more than just questions about Markey and Gomez. There was also a question about the drug war, and specifically the war on marijuana.. MASSACHUSETTS: This writer believes that once our not-so-brave politicians explain the war on drugs’ true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Read the full article…