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To demonstrate how widespread support for marijuana legalization is now in the United States, this map was created showing all the states where at least one poll found a majority backs legalization. Several states in blue on the map, like Vermont and Maine, probably also have majorities that back legalization but there doesn’t seem to be any recent polling on the question.

*UPDATED: With polls from Louisiana and New Mexico

[Dark Green] States where voters approved marijuana legalization initiatives

Colorado – Voters Approved Amendment 64 in 2012

Washington State – Voters Approved Initiative 502 in 2012

[Medium Green] States where at least one public non-partisan poll found a majority of adults and/or voters support marijuana legalization

Alaska – 55/39 – PPP 1/30-2/1, 2014

Arizona – 51/41 – Behavior Research Center Rocky Mountain Poll 1/16-26, 2014

California – 56/39 – Field Poll 11/14-12/5, 2013

District of Columbia – 63/33 – Washington Post 1/9-12, 2014

Indiana – 52/45 – Hoosier Survey Ball State 10/8-21, 2013

Maryland – 51/40 – Goucher Poll 10/27-31, 2013

Massachusetts – 53/37 – Suffolk 1/29-2/3, 2014

Nevada – 54/42 – Retail Association of Nevada 9/27-29, 2013

New Hampshire – 60/36 – WMUR Granite State Poll 10/1-7, 2013

New York – 57/39 – Quinnipiac 2/6-10, 2014

Ohio – 51/44 – Quinnipiac 2/13-17, 2014

[Light Green] States where at least one poll commissioned by pro-drug reform found majority support for legalization and there are no recent independent polls confirming the results

Georgia – 54/41 – PPP for Peachtree NORML and Georgia NORML 1/6-7, 2014

Hawaii – 66% yes – QMark Research for Hawaii Drug Policy Action Group 1/17-23, 2014

*Louisiana Р53/37 -  PPP for ACLU of Louisiana 7/31-8/1, 2013

*New Mexico – 52/40 – Research & Polling, Inc for Drug Policy Alliance February, 2013

Oregon Р57/38 РGreenberg  Quinlan Rosner 5/4-9, 2014

Rhode Island – 53/41 – PPP for Marijuana Policy Project 1/14-15, 2014

Texas – 58/38 – PPP for Marijuana Policy Project 9/27-29, 2013

*If you there are any publicly available polls I missed please message me so I can add them

Jon Walker is the author of After Legalization: Understanding the future of marijuana policy