In 1969 when tracking began, 12 percent supported legalizing the drug, according to Gallup.
However, support for legalization among independents actually fell by three percentage points since past year, when 70% indicated they were in favor of legalization.
"In the five years since the first states made marijuana legal for adults, it has become increasingly clear that - unlike prohibition - regulation works", he added.
A majority of Americans have supported the legalization since 2013.
Already, marijuana has been legalized in eight states and Washington, DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked lawmakers to undo federal protections for medical marijuana, repeatedly calling it a "dangerous drug". Despite 72 percent of Democrats supporting legalization, Senator Cory Booker's bill to make weed legal nationwide has drawn a grand total of zero co-sponsors. "We do know that legalization results in greater use". While it's true that this increase in support for legalization has not led to the same rapid changes in the law we saw when it came to marriage equality, much of that can be attributed to the differences in how those laws can be changed. That's the most support that Gallup has picked up in 48 years of polling on this question.
Coloradans voted in 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana, meanwhile, opening the door for the country's first state-licensed retail pot shops to open in January 2014.
The sharp shift in Republican voters' views on pot is the most significant finding in the Gallup poll, coming during a time of increased federal skepticism of marijuana legalization efforts.
The Trump administration's Department of Justice (DOJ) is now reviewing a policy from the Obama administration that discouraged federal law enforcement from interfering in state marijuana laws as long as they followed a certain criteria.
That's according to an interview Tuesday morning on Howard Stern's radio show, reported by our sister station, WXYZ in Detroit . Rock said the Senate idea - which he has publicly toyed with for months - was a mixed blessing.
On Oct. 20, Comey posted a picture of what appeared to be him watching the sun peeking over the horizon in an Iowa cornfield. Will try to tweet in useful ways", a comment sure to be interpreted as a jab at his prolifically tweeting former boss.
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Appearing in his second career game, Ball finished one assist shy of a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. His biggest impact came on three straight layups that helped keep the surging Suns at bay in the final few minutes of the game.
Pedroia underwent a cartilage restoration procedure on his left knee Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Riley Williams III performed the surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY , N.Y.
It's possible Denver could see a round of snow and colder temperatures by Thursday , though it's still too early to know for sure. A warm front will lift through our area Thursday and bring a rise in the temperatures to the low 60s and a mostly sunny sky.
He wanted both the laws should be in consonance to each other and disrespect should be made a punishable offence. He wondered as to why the government put the blame and burden on the court for passing such an interim order.
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O'Reilly and eventually signed an affidavit dated January 17 retracting the allegations and promising not to sue, the report said. The allegations brought by Wiehl against O'Reilly were settled in a stunningly short period of time time - just 15 days.
New York State Bans Vaping Where Cigarettes Already Prohibited
The bill adding e-cigarettes to the state Clean Indoor Air Act was sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and state Sen. According to the American Lung Association, almost three-quarters of New York's municipalities already have bans in effect.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium's camera distortion issue gets a fix
With a revamped App Shortcuts , Xperia XZ Premium has its own way of accessing to actions menus by long pressing the app icon. Our models featuring our new Motion Eye™ Camera, including XZ Premium , XZs, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact , feature a wide-angle lens.
I have not called for demos on Election Day, Raila
The court hearing will occur even though Kenya's interior ministry has declared Wednesday and Thursday to be public holidays. Kenyan police fired teargas and shots in the air to scatter a small number of demonstrators in Nairobi on Tuesday.
Even Some Xbox 360 Games Receive Xbox One X Enhancements
What that means is that the finer details like online multiplayer and achievements for the games will not be available. Knights of the Old Republic looks ancient compared to modern games, but it looks light years better than it used to.