Over half of Americans believe marijauna will be legal in 30 years, a trend which is true for almost every demographic group
New YouGov research reveals today that 52% of Americans believe that recreational use of marijuana will be legal almost everywhere in the United States in 30 years.
The amount who believe marijuana use will be legal is much higher than the amount who believe that a variety other actions, currently illegal, will be legal in 30 years, such as gambling (14%) or prostitution (3%).
As a point of comparison, another recent YouGov poll showed that 68% of Americans believe that gay marriage will be legal in the United States in 30 years
Particularly striking about the finding on marijuana is that at least 50% across nearly every gender, age and political group believe it will be legal in 30 years.
Complete results are available here.