A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time

According to nation’s most authoritative survey
The Washington Post (US)
Wednesday, march 4, 2015

us-marijuana-poll-gssFor the first time, the General Social Survey – a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standard for public opinion research – shows a majority of Americans favoring the legalization of marijuana. Fifty-two percent said pot should be legalized, 42 percent opposed it, and another 7 percent were undecided. Support is up 9 percentage points from 2012, the last time the survey was conducted. (See also: America’s new drug policy landscape)