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

Americans on the legalization of marijuana 2003-2017 This statistic shows the results of a survey, conducted from 2003 to 2017, among adult Americans on the legalization of marijuana in the United States. In October 2017, 64 percent of respondents replied in favor of legalizing marijuana, while 34 percent were against it.
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Yes, legalNo, illegalNo opinion
November 10-12, 200334%64%2%
October 13-15, 200536%60%4%
October 1-4, 200944%54%2%
October 7-10, 201046%50%4%
October 6-9, 201150%46%3%
November 26-29, 201248%50%1%
October 3-6, 201358%39%3%
October 12-15, 201451%47%2%
October 7-11, 201558%40%2%
October 5-9, 201660%39%1%
October 5-11, 201764%34%2%
Yes, legalNo, illegalNo opinion
November 10-12, 200334%64%2%
October 13-15, 200536%60%4%
October 1-4, 200944%54%2%
October 7-10, 201046%50%4%
October 6-9, 201150%46%3%
November 26-29, 201248%50%1%
October 3-6, 201358%39%3%
October 12-15, 201451%47%2%
October 7-11, 201558%40%2%
October 5-9, 201660%39%1%
October 5-11, 201764%34%2%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey, conducted from 2003 to 2017, among adult Americans on the legalization of marijuana in the United States. In October 2017, 64 percent of respondents replied in favor of legalizing marijuana, while 34 percent were against it.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2003 to 2017
Number of respondents
1,017*
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 2014. The source does not provide the exact number of respondents for the previous years.

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