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Pew Poll: 62% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Surveys

A new Pew Research Center survey revealed that 62% of Americans support marijuana legalization. This is an increase from Pew’s 2017 survey in which 61% of Americans claimed support for legalization. The majority of the support still comes from Millennials, with 74% of those surveyed voicing support for legalization.

According to Pew Research Center, this where American’s stand in support of marijuana legalization:

Support by generation:
– Silent Generation (1928 – 1945): 39%
– Baby Boomer (1946 – 1964): 54%
– Gen X (1965 – 1980): 63%
– Millennial (1981 – 1997): 74%

Support by sex:
– Males: 68%
– Females: 56%

Support by race:
– White: 66%
– Black: 56%
– Hispanic: 48%

Support by political party:
– Democrats: 69%
– Independents: 68%
– Republicans: 45%

 

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Photos: pewresearch.org

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