A new ABC poll shows that 46% of Americans favor legalizing personal use of marijuana. That’s the highest number we’ve ever seen and, interestingly, it’s doubled in only 12 years. Wow.
The idea of fixing our marijuana policy is enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity. It’s particularly noteworthy when you consider how vigorously the previous administration campaigned to convince the public that marijuana is highly toxic and evil. They have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at us, and here we are, stronger than ever before.
So how does one explain such a dramatic shift in public perceptions surrounding marijuana policy?