National Polls

IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America) Member Survey

Seventy-five percent of IAVA members polled believe that VA should allow medical cannabis as a treatment option to eligible military veterans.

CBS News Poll

Fifty-six percent of Americans say that "marijuana use should be legal." The percentage is the highest ever reported by the news media agency.

Associated Press

Sixty-one percent of adults believe "[T]he use of marijuana should be made legal."

YouGov Poll

Fifty-two percent of respondents said, "[T]he use of marijuana should be legalized."

Morning Consult Poll

Fifty-five percent of registered voters support legalizing marijuana for personal use.

Gallup: Support For Legalizing Marijuana At Historic High

Fifty-eight percent of Americans believe that "the use of marijuana should be made legal." (2015)

Fox News Poll

Fifty-one percent of respondents said that they favored "legalizing marijuana."

CBS News Poll (2015)

Fifty-three percent of respondents answered 'yes' to the question, "Should marijuana use be legal?"

Pew Research Center (2015)

Fifty-three percent of Americans say that the "use of marijuana should be legal."

Beyond the Beltway

Six in ten voters (61%) support allowing state regulated sales of marijuana across the country, and 72% agree that punishment for possession of small amounts of marijuana should be reduced from arrest and possible jail times to fines of $25 to $100.

General Social Survey (GSS)

Fifty-two percent of respondents endorsed legalizing marijuana – an increase of nine percentage points since GSS pollsters asked the question in 2012.

Third Way

Fifty percent support legalizing recreational marijuana for use by adults; 78% are in favor of allowing individuals to use marijuana for medical purposes if a doctor recommends it.

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll

Americans believe that consuming cannabis poses less harm to health than does the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, or sugar.

Pew Research Center (2014)

According to data from February of 2014, a majority of Americans (54%) favor marijuana legalization.

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll

Fifty-five percent of American adults nationwide support legalizing marijuana. (2014)