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Poll: For the first time, majority of Americans support marijuana legalization Published: April 5, 2013

A clear majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana for the first time in 40 years, according to a poll released Thursday.

Politico reports the Pew Research Center poll found that 52 percent support legalizing the drug and only 45 percent oppose legalization.

While support has generally tracked upward over time, it has spiked 11 percentage point since 2010, according to

Do you support marijuana legalization? Why or why not? Share your thoughts in the comments.

H/T: Gawker
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