Public support for medical and recreational marijuana legalization hits all-time high
Latest numbers from Quinnipiac University Poll also show little support for a federal crackdown in states that have legalized cannabis.
An increasing number of Americans are in favor of national legalization of recreational and medical marijuana, and few support a federal crackdown in states that have legalized marijuana for either purpose.
A new Quinnipiac poll released August 3 reported that medical marijuana in particular has broad support: 94 percent of Americans support “allowing adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes if their doctor prescribes it,” up from 93 percent 5 months ago, and up 5 points in the last year.
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