All trends and public opinion point towards Marijuana being legalized in the very near future in the United States. Where did this momentum come from? What were the causes of it? And what kind of impact will this have on the 2018 mid-term elections? Will not supporting marijuana legalization prove fatal for politicians?
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Marijuana legalization was once a fringe issue for politicians not too long ago. Now, according to the latest expert polls from Emerson professor, Spencer Kimball, marijuana will be at the forefront of debates for the 2018 mid-terms.
However, it is a very broad issue. Should there be blanket legalization? What kind of regulations should there be? Should it be medicalized only? Decriminalized? And as a pollster, how do you even ask the question to the general public.
Find out in the latest edition of the Emerson College Polling Weekly podcast.
Should and will the United States legalize marijuana ? Public opinion and momentum says yes but what are the other options ?
0:28 Question design
2:52 Political impact
4:47 Previewing 2018 mid-terms
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