Why is support for marijuana legalization hitting record heights?

As many as 60 percent of American adults are in favor of marijuana legalization, according to new polls
The Christian Science Monitor (US)
Friday, October 21, 2016

us-gallup-60percentA record number of American citizens support marijuana legalization, according to two new national polls, in a continuation of multi-year trend. Sixty percent of those polled by Gallup this month supported legalization, similar to the 57 percent polled earlier this fall by the Pew Research Center. This November, five more states will put the question of legalization before voters. "Young people under 35 have shifted the most over the last 10 years or more. That’s important," Frank Newport, the editor in chief of Gallup.