Americans are more in favor of marijuana legalization than ever earlier than, based on a new Gallup ballot launched on the heels of a clear sweep of statewide marijuana legalization efforts.
According to the ballot, 68% of U.S. adults assist the legalization of hashish, a small enhance from the 66% in favor when Gallup performed the identical ballot in 2019 however double the backing marijuana obtained roughly 20 years earlier.
Gallup performed the ballot from Sept. 30 to Oct. 15, forward of voters approving leisure marijuana gross sales in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota. Voters additionally handed medical hashish markets in Mississippi and South Dakota on Election Day.
The ballot, which surveyed 1,035 adults, additionally discovered:
- The strongest assist got here from the 18-29 age group, with 79% in favor.
- Of these 30-49 years outdated, 75% have been in favor.
- Of these 50-64, 60% have been in favor.
- Of these 65-older, 55% have been in favor.
Marijuana legalization was extra prone to be supported by those that recognized as liberals and Democrats and in addition those that recognized as moderates and independents.
Less than half those that recognized as conservatives and Republicans have been in favor of legalizing hashish.