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National Polls

Center for American Progress: June 2018 Poll

Sixty-eight percent of registered voters “support the legalization of marijuana,” the highest level of support for legalization reported to date in a nationwide, scientific poll.

Quinnipiac University: April 2018 Poll

Sixty-three percent of US voters believe that "marijuana should be made legal in the United States," the highest percentage of support ever reported in a nationwide Quinnipiac poll. Ninety-three percent of respondents support the use of marijuana for medical purposes, and 70 percent of voters "oppose the government enforcing federal laws against marijuana in states that have already legalized" either its medicinal or recreational use.

CBS News: April 2018 Survey

Fifty-nine percent of Americans believe that marijuana "should be legal" for adults, and 63 percent say that less dangerous than most other drugs.

Emerson College March 2018 Survey

Fifty-six percent of US residents support the legalization of marijuana.

Fox News 2018 Poll

Fifty-nine percent of US voters support legalizing the adult use of marijuana,up from 51 percent in 2015. The total is the highest percentage in favor of legalization ever recorded in a Fox News national poll.

NBC/Wall Street Journal January 2018 Poll

Sixty percent of American adults say that they favor the passage of a law in their state that would "allow adults to purchase small quantities of marijuana for their own personal use from regulated, state-licensed businesses."

Quinnipiac Winter 2018 Poll

Fifty-eight percent of voters nationwide say that "the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States," and 70 percent oppose "enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized medical or recreational marijuana."

Pew 2018 Poll

Sixty-one percent of Americans age 18 or older believe that the "use of marijuana should be legal."

Gallup 2017 Poll

Sixty-four percent of US adults, including majorities of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans, believe that the adult use of marijuana should be legal.

Quinnipiac University Summer 2017 Poll

Sixty-one percent of voters "think that the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States," and 94 percent support "allowing adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes." Seventy-five percent of voters "oppose the government enforcing federal laws against marijuana in states that have already legalized medical or recreational marijuana."

Harvard-Harris Poll 2017

Fifty-seven percent of registered voters believe that "legalizing marijuana makes societies better."

Survey USA 2017 Poll

By a margin of six to one, Americans say that individual states should be able to make their own laws governing the use and sale of marijuana free from federal interference.

Quinnipiac University 2017 National Poll

Sixty percent of US voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal.” Ninety-four percent of respondents endorsed legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, and 73 percent oppose federal interference in states that have legalized it.

CBS News 2017 National Poll

Sixty-one percent of US adults say “the use of marijuana should be legal,” and 71 percent oppose federal action in states that have legalized it.

General Social Survey

Fifty-seven percent of adults “think the use of marijuana should be legal”