Most Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana. Why?

Most Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana. Why?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1005 , Segment 1

Episode: Marijuana Views, Deep Fakes, Robot Delivery, Hiccups

  • Feb 12, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 18:45 mins

Guest: Jacob Felson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, William Paterson University Two thirds of Americans now support legalizing cannabis, according to Gallup’s polling. That’s a complete reversal from the late 1960s when barely 10 percent of Americans thought marijuana use should be legal. Over that same period, we’ve seen a wave of states legalizing marijuana for medicine and recreation. Why has public opinion swung so dramatically in support of cannabis in the US?

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