A new CNN/ORC International poll released Monday shows that 55% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. Only 44% opposed it.
Marijuana had the largest amount of support from individuals age 18 to 34, with 67% in favor of legalization. For those 35 to 49 years old, 64% were in favor of legalizing marijuana.
The survey also showed that 50% of Americans believe marijuana to be addictive, but only 35% of those surveyed thought smoking marijuana to be morally wrong.
Of those polled, 52% had tried marijuana.
The poll was conducted by CNN and ORC between January 3-5. 1,010 adilts were interviewed.