A marijuana leaf is displayed at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Washington. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante/Files
More people in the US have been arrested for marijuana possession than for any violent crime. But a new poll shows that for the first time, more than half of Americans surveyed say they’re in favor of legalising marijuana – compared to just 12% in 1969. With the dramatic shift in American public opinion, should the US reconsider its marijuana laws?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Robert Capecchi @MarijuanaPolicy Deputy Director of State Policies, Marijuana Policy Project