National Polls

PSB/Buzzfeed Poll (April 2019)

Sixty percent of Americans support federal legislation that would tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.

General Social Survey: March 2019 Poll

Sixty-one percent of Americans, including majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, support the legalization of marijuana for adults.

Rasmussen: March 2019 Poll

Fifty-four percent of likely US voters favor the legalization of marijuana nationwide.

Quinnipiac University: March 2019 Poll

Sixty percent of Americans say "the use of marijuana should be made legal” nationwide, and 63 percent support erasing criminal records for past marijuana possession crimes.

YouGov: Fall 2018 Poll

Sixty-seven percent of Americans believe that the recreational use of marijuana by adults should not be criminalized.

Gallup 2018 Poll

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

Pew Research: Fall 2018 Poll

Sixty-two percent of US adults say “the use of marijuana should be made legal.”

Summer 2018 Harris Poll

Eight-five percent of US adults believe that medical cannabis ought to be legal, and 57 percent endorse the legalization of marijuana for all adults.

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."