Sunday, August 13, 2017
Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's Why
By Cari Nierenberg, Live Science
Marijuana's popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys.
The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use, may be due in part to its changing legalization status in many parts of the country, experts say.
Forty-five percent of adults in the U.S. have used marijuana at least once in their lives, according to a Gallup poll released in mid-July — the all-time highest percentage in the 48-year history of Gallup asking Americans this question. Read more >>