United States: 56% Favor Legalizing, Regulating Marijuana (Rasmussen Reports)

By Rasmussen Reports Staff

United States: 56% Favor Legalizing, Regulating MarijuanaA solid majority of voters nationwide favor legalizing and regulating marijuana similar to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are currently regulated. Most also don’t believe it should be a crime for people to smoke marijuana in the privacy of their own homes.

A new national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that 56% favor legalizing and regulating marijuana in a similar manner to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are regulated. Thirty-six percent (36%) are opposed to such a legalizing and regulating pot.

The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters nationwide was conducted on May 12, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

Survey Wording: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/questions/nation...


Source: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifesty...