Marijuana Policy Project
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Pot Legalization Is Hot!



A record high number of Americans now think marijuana should be legalized. According to the latest Gallup poll, the spread is 58% for and 39% against.

Here are the numbers throughout the years in percentages:

Year    For    Against
1969    12    84
1973    15    15
1977    28    68
1981    25    70
1985    23    73
1996    25    73
2000    31    64
2004    34    64
2006    36    60
2010    44    44
2011    50    46
2013    58    39

By Age (2013 poll)
18-29    67     31
30-49    62    35
50-64    56    40
65+       45    53

By Party (2013 poll)
Democrat     65    35
Republican   35    65
Independent 62    50

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Steve Bloom

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