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According to a Poll, Most Americans Support Biden's Pardons and Want State-level Action.

Updated: Nov 17, 2022


Supporters wave American flags at a primary night rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. GETTY IMAGES

by Therin Miller | October 18, 2022


A recent YouGov America poll revealed that the majority of Americans—61%—support President Biden's decision to pardon federal convictions for cannabis possession and personal use that were made last week. In addition, in response to a follow-up question from the pollster, 62% of Americans indicated they wanted to see their governors follow suit and grant comprehensive cannabis pardons at the state level.


According to a YouGov survey, while 13% of respondents were undecided, 26% disagreed with the president's decision to pardon federal cannabis convictions. 25% of respondents disapproved of state-level pardons, while 14% were undecided.


In response to a final follow-up question, 51% of respondents said that cannabis should not be classified as a Schedule I drug, while 25% said they were unsure.


The research comes at a time when there is unprecedented support for federal reform of marijuana regulations, with a survey conducted last week finding 60% countrywide support for legalization.


The legalization of cannabis for adult use has already been approved in 19 states, and five more are expected to weigh their legalization initiatives in November.

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