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."
60 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.
The share of Americans who favor legalizing the use of marijuana continues to increase. Today, 57% of U.S. adults say the use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion on legalizing marijuana was nearly the reverse – just 32% favored legalization, while 60% were opposed.