GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The East Carolina University Center for Survey Research has released its latest report on American’s opinion on the legalization of marijuana.
According to the research:
- 62% of adults in the United States support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes
- 61% of adults in the United States believe marijuana does not lead to the use of other illegal drugs
- 76% of those born before 1946, the silent and greatest generations, oppose the legalization of marijuana
- 76% of millennial and post-millennial generations support the legalization of marijuana
The researh suggests that the type and/or lack of exposure to anti-drug campaigns have swayed the perception of marijuana use in society, leading to the wise range of opinions between the generations.