70 percent of Americans aged 18-34 support legalizing
42 percent of interviewees over 65 are pro-pot
68 percent of Midwest respondents are in favor of legalizing (the highest) vs. 56 percent of Southerners (the lowest)
69 percent of Democrats, 66 percent of Independents, and 42 percent of Republicans are in favor of legalizing weed
Who’s not in favor of legalization? The Drug Enforcement Agency.
Marijuana is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug by the DEA, meaning that it has a high potential for abuse and is not considered acceptable for medicinal use. It’s treated like any other controlled substance, such as heroin or ecstasy.
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