Americans’ support for legal marijuana use is at an all-time high, a recent CBS News poll found.
Fifty-six percent of the country is in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana, the poll found. That’s the highest level of support recorded so far by CBS News.
A slight majority of Americans – 51 percent – now say they’ve tried marijuana, up from 43 percent last year and 34 percent in 1997.
Fifty-two percent of Americans said they believe alcohol is more dangerous than marijuana, while nine percent think marijuana is more dangerous.