Published On: Sun, Apr 28th, 2013

Majority of US adults say treat marijuana like alcohol: Poll

A new poll from YouGov.com and The Huffington Post reveals that slightly more than half of US adults believe that marijuana ought to be regulated in a manner similar to alcohol, according to NORML news release.

About six out of 10, or 57% of respondents said that the adult use of cannabis ought to be legal. Among those favoring legalization, 51 percent supported taxing and regulating the retail production and sale of the substance in a manner similar to alcohol.

Other numbers from the survey include that one third of US adults disagree with the legalization of marijuana; however, Seventy-four percent of respondents said that they believed that marijuana would eventually be legal in the United States.

A small minority of US adults, 6 percent, disagree with the premise that the government should be involved in regulating or taxing the production or sales of marijuana.

photo Bart Everson  Armstrong Legalize Marijuana

photo Bart Everson Armstrong Legalize Marijuana

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