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Largest Majority Ever Favors Pot Legalization


A Gallup poll released Wednesday found that a record high 64 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. … Gallup found that 72 percent of Democrats, 67 percent of independents and 51 percent of Republicans support marijuana becoming legal. This makes marijuana one of the least polarized issues of our time …


Majority of Americans Favor Pot Legalization


A new CBS News poll finds that 61% of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, a five-point increase from last year and the highest percentage ever recorded in this poll. “Eighty-eight percent favor medical marijuana use. Seventy-one percent oppose the federal government’s efforts to stop marijuana sales and its use in states that have legalized it, including opposition from most Republicans, Democrats, and independents.”


D.C. Weed Group Has Rolled 5,500 Free Joints for Inauguration


Number of free joints rolled and handed out by DCMJ, a Washington, D.C.–based marijuana advocacy group that successfully lobbied for weed legalization in the district, reports Time. “DCMJ says the marijuana hand-out is not necessarily an anti-Trump protest, since both revelers and protesters are invited to partake. Instead, says DCMJ co-founder Nikolas Schiller, the event is supposed to be for anybody who supports cannabis reform.”


Majority Support Pot Legalization


According to Gallup: “The share of Americans who favor legalizing the use of marijuana continues to increase. Today, 57% of U.S. adults say the use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion on legalizing marijuana was nearly the reverse – just 32% favored legalization, while 60% were opposed.”


Bloomberg Calls Legalizing Pot ‘Stupid’

What are we going to say in 10 years when we see all these kids whose IQs are 5 and 10 points lower than they would have been? I couldn’t feel more strongly about it, and my girlfriend says it’s no different than alcohol. It is different than alcohol. This is one of the stupider things that’s happening across our country.

— Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, blasting Colorado’s decision to legalize marijuana as stupid, the Aspen Times reports.


Getting Out the Pot-Head Vote

Cannabis clubs in San Jose are offering free pot and discounts to patients who go to the polls Tuesday and vote in several contested races. The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition is organizing the Weed for Votes program as an effort to increase voter turnout at Tuesday’s election.

Los Angeles Times.


Slim Majority of Americans Favors Pot Legalization


A narrow majority of Americans believes marijuana should be legal, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll conducted last week,” compared to 27% in 1979. “There were stark differences in the new poll, though. While 72% of people under 30 favored legalization, only 29% of those over 65 agreed.”


Why Gov. Moonbeam Opposes Pot Legalization

And all of a sudden, if there’s advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert, if not 24 hours a day, more than some of the potheads might be able to put together.

— California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), quoted by Huffington Post, on why he opposes legalizing marijuana.

Poetic Justice

Question His Answers

When asked whether he had ever smoked pot,
Marco Rubio wouldn’t say that he did or did not.
See, his political positions
Are political calculations,
Which means his questionable answers ain’t worth snot.


Majority Favor Legalizing Pot

58% to 39%

Margin by which a new Gallup Poll finds that a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.