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Record-high percentage of Americans want marijuana legalized

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The FINANCIAL — Americans are more likely now than at any point in the past five decades to support the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. The 68% of U.S. adults who currently back the measure is not statistically different from last year’s 66%; however, it is nominally Gallup’s highest reading, exceeding the 64% to 66% range seen from 2017 to 2019. Gallup first measured the public’s views of marijuana legalization in 1969, when 12% of Americans backed it; by 1977, support had more than doubled to 28%. It did not exceed 30% until 2000 but has risen steeply in…

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Record-high percentage of Americans want marijuana legalized

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The FINANCIAL — Americans are more likely now than at any point in the past five decades to support the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. The 68% of U.S. adults who currently back the measure is not statistically different from last year’s 66%; however, it is nominally Gallup’s highest reading, exceeding the 64% to…

77% of registered voters say that election matters more than in previous years

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The FINANCIAL — A record-high percentage of U.S. voters say the outcome of this year’s election matters more to them than prior elections did. The 77% of registered voters holding this view is up six percentage points from 2016 and is the highest in Gallup’s trend dating back to 1996. While few voters (2%) say…

Only 50% of Americans are ready to get covid vaccine

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The FINANCIAL — Americans’ willingness to be vaccinated against the coronavirus has dropped 11 percentage points, falling to 50% in late September. This sharp decline comes after the percentage dwindled from 66% in July to 61% in August. Meanwhile, according to Gallup Panel data from Aug. 17-30, the percentage of Americans who are inclined to…

Evolution of workers’ views on remote working

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The FINANCIAL — The coronavirus pandemic has affected U.S. workplaces like nothing else in modern history, including high unemployment, the shuttering of businesses, and the shift of many workers to off-site, remote work. Gallup has been tracking full- and part-time U.S. workers’ activity and attitudes amid the COVID-19 pandemic using its online, probability-based panel survey…