Pollster Gallup says the 2010s saw a “revolutionary change” in the American public’s views on marijuana. In 2010, 46% of adults favored legal REC, today the number is about two thirds.
- The change closely tracks attitudes to same-sex marriange.
An appendix to Chief Justice John Roberts’ annual report on the judiciary notes the number of defendants accused of marijuana-related offenses dropped 28% in 2019. The total number of drug defendants climbed 5% overall and accounted for 28% of criminal defendants.
- In the Philly Inquirer, 10 cannabis big shots made predictions for 2020.