Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's Why
Marijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. Forty-five percent of adults in the U.S. have used marijuana at least once in their lives, according to a Gallup poll released in mid-July — the all-time highest percentage in the 48-year history of Gallup asking Americans this question. Meanwhile, data from two large national surveys done by the federal government also finds increasing rates of marijuana use among adults.
17 April, 2017 Solitary consumption: 31 percent of marijuana users prefer using alone A majority of Americans think marijuana use is socially acceptable, a new Yahoo News/Marist Poll, “Weed & the American Family,” finds. According to the survey of 1,122 adults conducted March 1-7, 56 percent of Americans find pot use to be socially acceptable, including […]
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