Poll: Americans favor legalizing marijuana

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For the first time in four decades of polling, a majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana use.

A new survey shows 52 percent of Americans believe pot should be legal.

This number shows support for legalizing marijuana has risen 11 points in just the last three years.

Adults 32 and younger are most supportive in the current poll.