Americans on the legalization of marijuana 2003-2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey, conducted from 2003 to 2018, among adult Americans on the legalization of marijuana in the United States. In October 2018, 66 percent of respondents replied in favor of legalizing marijuana, while 32 percent were against it.

Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal, or not?

Yes, legalNo, illegalNo opinion
October 1-10, 201866%32%2%
October 5-11, 201764%34%2%
October 5-9, 201660%39%1%
October 7-11, 201558%40%2%
October 12-15, 201451%47%2%
October 3-6, 201358%39%3%
November 26-29, 201248%50%1%
October 6-9, 201150%46%3%
October 7-10, 201046%50%4%
October 1-4, 200944%54%2%
October 13-15, 200536%60%4%
November 10-12, 200334%64%2%
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2003 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,019*

Age group

18 and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

According to the source, the question was asked of half a sample in 2003, 2005, 2009, and 2010.

*Number of respondents in 2018. The source does not provide the exact number of respondents for the previous years.

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