U.S. adults who support legalizing psychedelics for medical use 2017, by ethnicity

This statistic displays the percentage of adults in the U.S. who supported making psychedelic substances legal for medical use if they were proven safe and effective for treating serious health conditions as of 2017, by ethnicity. According to the survey, 55 percent of white respondents would support making psychedelic substances legal for medical use if they were proven safe and effective.

Percentage of adults who would support a psychedelic substance being made legal for medical use in the United States as of 2017, by ethnicity

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Source

Release date

2017

Region

North America, United States

Survey time period

June 2 to 5, 2017

Number of respondents

1,125 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adults

Supplementary notes

Original question: If an illegal psychedelic substance is proven to be safe and effective for treating serious health conditions (e.g., posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, etc.) to what extent would you support or oppose them being made legal for medical use? Please select the option that best applies.

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