According to a survey by the Pew Research Center (a think tank based in Washington that provides information on issues, attitudes and trends that characterize the US and the world) 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. That is, some six out of ten citizens of the country.
Support doubles since 2000
62% may not be an amazing figure compared to the previous year's figure, 61%, just one more point since 2017. However, if we compare it with almost two decades ago it has doubled, since in 2000, only 31% of Americans were in favour of the legalization of cannabis.
Younger generations support legalization
This study has also revealed that to be in favour or not of the legalization of the plant goes by generations. Millennials are the ones that have shown the most support for revoking the illegal status of cannabis, with 74...