Gallup Continues to Show Majority Support for Marijuana Legalization

By: Friday November 7, 2014 7:26 am

This new Gallup poll still shows a majority of Americans think marijuana should be legal but it has garnered a lot of attention for indicating a noticeable drop since their poll last year. From Gallup: There are only two explanations for the huge jump in support for marijuana legalization in their 2013 poll and the [...]

Pollsters, Please Stop Asking “Should Marijuana Use Be Legal?”

By: Thursday September 25, 2014 11:23 am

One thing I wish all pollsters would do is change how the ask about marijuana legalization, because they question they use is not applicable to the actual political debates taking place in this country. Normally the question they use in the poll is some version of “Should marijuana use by legal?” For example: Do you [...]

Why the Legal Marijuana Age Has to Be 21

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 8:47 am

There is no real legal, moral or scientific reason why the age restriction in the state marijuana legalization initiatives should be 21 instead of 19 or 22, but it is a political necessity. The American people overwhelmingly want the drinking age to remain 21. According to a new Gallup poll, 74 percent would oppose a [...]

Cigarette Taxes and What They Mean for Legal Marijuana

By: Monday July 21, 2014 12:05 pm

Cigarettes are one of the most heavily taxed products in American but in the future legal marijuana could easily end up with a tax rate on par with cigarettes or even surpassing them. To understand why, you need to look at the current dynamics surrounding cigarette taxes. A very small group of people are impacted [...]

Pot-Friendly Colorado Has Two of the Top Ten Most Satisfied Cities

By: Friday April 11, 2014 9:10 am

Marijuana reform friendly Colorado is apparently full of satisfied people according to Gallup. The Fort Collins-Loveland is the urban area where most people said they were satisfied with their local community from 2012-2013, and Boulder, CO took the fourth place spot. This gives Colorado the impressive honor of being the only state to have two cities [...]


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