New Poll: 56% of Voters Say Legalize Marijuana

Everywhere you look, the public is turning further against the war on marijuana and towards reform. The latest Rasmussen poll is another big indication of where we're headed: 

A solid majority of voters nationwide favor legalizing and regulating marijuana similar to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are currently regulated. Most also don’t believe it should be a crime for people to smoke marijuana in the privacy of their own homes.

A new national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that 56% favor legalizing and regulating marijuana in a similar manner to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are regulated.

A slim majority like this was enough to convince the President that he could safely support gay marriage, but I don't recommend holding your breath waiting for Obama's pot position to "evolve" before November, or after.

Nevertheless, it's a sign of the times, and only a fool would dismiss its significance. Individual legalization measures inevitably suffer from quibbling over the specifics, but we're on a trajectory towards a point at which we'll win consistently. Wait for it. 

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Obama vs. Cannabis

Obama has stated that U.S. prosecutor`s  that bust folks for medical marijuana in states where it is legal, only do so because they violated the state law first . That`s fine with me . He also stated that he can`t tell U.S prosecutor`s not to enforce federal law . He can`t . Once states begin to legalize [ Colorado ] this year , I expect to see the same thing . Stay within the state law and the Feds will leave you alone . This will send a clear message to other states that it is okay to get into the water . Romney on the other hand , has surrounded himself with far-right neo-cons . I think we all know what their position is concerning Cannabis . Cannabis prohibition has been exposed as the sham that it is to all except the current 70 and up age bracket . Don`t expect to see them at the poll`s for much longer . As long as the government has a single thread of fabric from the Cannabis prohibition blanket to cling to , it will cling to it . That single thread is all they have left . Enjoy watching it pop . That " big green tsunami " that is coming ain`t no joke .

1979 all over again...

the same polls showed similar results in 1979.. only to have reagan and his drug war win the following election...should that history repeat itself..romney will win and turn the country into singapore.. with the big winners of course being the prison companies that romney owns stock in...

A lot of people thought Reagan was charming

A lot of people think Romney is anything but charming that's going to cost him dearly in November. He's very rich, he's not anti-drug (even legal ones) to make money, he's a true believer in the war on drug users, which doesn't mean he wouldn't undergo a conversion if the pressure was intense enough.

Obama had Holder weigh in against the California legalization initiative in the fall of 2010 so it's going to be interesting to see if the same thing happens this year, and what effect it has. It must be getting through to both campaigns by now that marijuana baiting has a big downside.

Rasmussen poll: Obama job approval rating is 51%

Could Obama be jealous?

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too late ppl realized...

the poll suggests that americans are finally beginning to wise up to the enormous amount of public funds being wasted on the war on marijuana.. but its too late ..the $2.6 trillion drug war industry lobby has congress in its back pocket.. and that 56% doesnt have anywhere close to $26T...some simple arithmatic shows that prison revenues from marijuana offenders alone will soon approach $1.0e+15...dream on if you think its possible to out-lobby that...

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