Support for Legalizing Marijuana at All-Time High
WASHINGTON - For the first time ever, a majority of Americans for the first time favor legalizing marijuana.
That's according to a new Gallup poll released Tuesday.
Gallup said a clear majority of Americans -- 58 percent -- say marijuana should be legalized.
That's a 10-point jump over the past year.
The first time Gallup asked the question in 1969, only 12 percent favored legalization.
A whopping 67 percent of Americans ages 18-29 support legalization, while those 65 and older are the only age group still opposing such a measure, Gallup said.
The poll of 1,028 adults ages 18 and older, conducted Oct. 3-6, has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.
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