Gallup Poll Shows Historic Support for Legal Pot, Even Among GOP

A majority of recently surveyed Americans believe it should be legal to relax with marijuana – including Republicans.

Gallup’s latest survey has put the political establishment on notice. In addition to determining that 64 percent of surveyed Americans support legalizing adult-use cannabis – Gallup has discovered the roots of legalization have crossed the political divide.

Americans’ support for legalizing marijuana courtesy of Gallup

A potential disruptor in the vacillating world of politics – where polls determine policy – Gallup’s new survey unearthed some welcome data points. A majority of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents support marijuana reform.

Support for Marijuana Legalization by Political Affiliation

  • 51% of Republicans support legalizing marijuana
  • 67% of Independents support legalizing marijuana
  • 72% of Democrats support legalizing marijuana
 majority of GOP supports marijuana legalization

Republican support for legal marijuana poll courtesy of Gallup

For their 2017 survey, Gallup polled 1,028 adults from all 50 states…

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