173 Million Americans Want Marijuana Legalized -- Here's Why That's Not Happening

Sean Williams, The Motley Fool
·5 min read
173 Million Americans Want Marijuana Legalized -- Here's Why That's Not Happening

Marijuana legalization initiatives made the ballot in five states, and residents passed each measure with ease. For more than 50 years, national pollster Gallup has released sentiment surveys that ask respondents if they want to see marijuana legalized nationally. On Nov. 9, Gallup released the results of its 2020 survey, which showed that an all-time record 68% of polled adults favor legalizing weed nationwide.