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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
Majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana
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By Pat Cunningham
April 4, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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Along with rapidly changing attitudes regarding gay marriage and immigration reform, HERE‘s another indication that Americans are becoming increasingly liberal on certain  social issues:

A national Pew Research Center poll released Thursday shows the majority of Americans support pot legalization 52 percent to 45 percent, with 72 percent who say that the cost of federal law enforcement efforts are not worth it.

The results mark the first time in more than four decades of Pew’s polling that a majority has taken that position. As recently as a decade ago, only about one-third of American adults backed making marijuana legal. ...

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