Pew: 9 facts about Americans and marijuana

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Here are nine facts about Americans’ views of and experiences with marijuana, based on Pew Research Center surveys and other sources. How we did this Around nine-in-ten Americans say marijuana should be legal for medical or recreational use, according to a January 2024 Pew Research Center survey. While many Americans say legalizing recreational marijuana has economic and criminal justice benefits, views on these and other impacts vary, the Center’s January survey shows. Note: This is an update of a post originally published April 26, 2021, and updated April 13, 2023.   9 facts about Americans and marijuana While many Americans say they have used marijuana in their lifetime, far fewer are current users, according to the same survey.

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10 April 2024

This research has already been published over a month ago- here’s a summary from Pew’s point of view

 

he use and possession of marijuana is illegal under U.S. federal law, but about three-quarters of states have legalized the drug for medical or recreational purposes. The changing legal landscape has coincided with a decades-long rise in public support for legalization, which a majority of Americans now favor.

Here are nine facts about Americans’ views of and experiences with marijuana, based on Pew Research Center surveys and other sources.

How we did this

Around nine-in-ten Americans...

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