While the majority of Americans want the legalization of cannabis now, only 16% did in 1987 and 1990, the years with the joint-lowest support.

A record 61% of Americans say pot should be legalized, according to the respected General Social Survey.

The poll, which has tracked support for legal marijuana since 1973, found that approval reached an all-time high across all age groups, US regions, and political affiliations in 2018.

The numbers reflect how attitudes toward the drug are shifting across the nation.

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Beatrice Christofaro ~ BusinessInsider.com

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