Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Cannabis

0.7 min readPublished On: December 1st, 2022By

Fifty-nine percent of respondents said that cannabis should be legal for adults, while an additional 30 percent said that it should be legal explicitly for therapeutic purposes. Both findings are consistent with prior Pew polls.

Legal Cannabis in USA

(Legend: States shaded blue are adult-use, Green are medical only, and Gray is Illegal, D for decimalized)

Adult-use legalization was most popular among Democrats (73 percent), those ages 18 to 29 (72 percent), and African Americans (68 percent). Older respondents and Republicans were least likely to express support. By contrast, broad majorities of Republicans and older Americans favor the legalization of medical cannabis.

About the Author: News Team

Newsteam at Highly Capitalized are some of the most experienced writers in cannabis and psychedelics business & finance. We cover capital markets, finance, branding, marketing and everything important in between. Most of all, we follow the money.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Latest News

  • Gold Flora Expands Jetfuel Cannabis Brand

Gold Flora Expands Jetfuel Cannabis Brand in California

January 31st, 2023|

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Gold Flora, a single-state cannabis company, announced the launch of the Jetfuel Cannabis brand of products throughout California, beginning with the introduction of strain-specific cured resin cartridges. Jetfuel has gained a ...