Decriminalize marijuana? Four ways America's views of pot are changing

The Christian Science Monitor (US)
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

pot-growingPolls show national opinion toward marijuana use steadily changing toward greater acceptance, and laws are changing and ballot initiatives are coming before voters. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, for instance, wants to decriminalize possession of small quantities of pot. Here is a look at how America's views on marijuana are changing in four key areas. For more than 20 years, national polls have shown increasing acceptance of marijuana use, proponents of legalization note.