poll on legal marijuana

Americans views on legalized marijuana, 1969-2016

Eric Garland DataLab

Much like views on divorce, birth control, and so-called “inter-racial” marriage, when you stretch the polling data on marijuana usage back into the 20th century, the social shift is remarkable. Through this entire timeframe has been a controversial “Drug War” that has imprisoned or penalized thousands to millions of people, much of it based on the notion of marijuana as a “gateway …