03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Support For Legalizing Marijuana Grows Rapidly Around US

The shift is widely described as generational. A Gallup poll in October found 44 percent of Americans favor full legalization of marijuana -- a rise of 13 points since 2000. Gallup said that if public support continues growing at a rate of 1 to 2 percent per year, "the majority of Americans could favor legalization of the drug in as little as four years."

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