Around nine-in-ten Americans say marijuana should be legal for medical or recreational use, according to an October 2022 Pew Research Center survey.
With more states authorizing the use of marijuana, the public continues to favor legalizing it for medical and recreational purposes.
57% of Black adults say marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use by adults; 28% say it should be legal for medical use only.
Concern about drug addiction has declined in U.S., even in areas where fatal overdoses have risen the most
Public concern about addiction is down even in the parts of the U.S. where drug overdose death rates have increased the most.
Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
U.S. adults who are affiliated with a religion are less likely than religiously unaffiliated adults to support broadly legal marijuana.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Police officers in the United States still make more arrests for marijuana offenses than for any other drug, according to FBI data.
Two-thirds of Americans say marijuana use should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade.
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