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Why so many Americans now support legalizing marijuana, in 4 charts

7/5/19--American views on marijuana have shifted incredibly rapidly. In 1988, only 24 percent of Americans supported legalization, but by 2018, 66 percent of U.S. residents offered their approval. Many state laws have changed as well. Over the last quarter-century, 10 states have legalized recreational marijuana, while 22 states have legalized medical marijuana. Read

As record number of states vote on marijuana, public health questions remain

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-5-45-41-am10/29/16--In many ways, the states that currently have legalized marijuana in some form represent ongoing experiments in public health. Although those states have provided some interesting lessons thus far, many questions remain. How states vote could make a prediction on the national direction for marijuana legalization, recreational or medical. If many of the states vote yes, it could begin a new era in the ongoing experiment of legalized marijuana and public health impacts. Read