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Infographic: Legalizing Pot Supported By a Majority

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2013, file photo, different strains of pot are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver.  Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, according to a new poll out Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Pew Research Center survey on the nation's shifting attitudes about drug policy also showed increased support for moving away from mandatory sentences for non-violent drug offenders.(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2013, file photo, different strains of pot are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, according to a new poll out Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Pew Research Center survey on the nation's shifting attitudes about drug policy also showed increased support for moving away from mandatory sentences for non-violent drug offenders.(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)AP

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Marijuana is legal for use in states like Washington and Colorado. For the first time more Americans are in favor of the legalization of pot, according to a new study by the Pew Research CEnter.

Will marijuana use eventually become legal across the country? A new Pew Research Center survey finds 75-percent of Americans believe marijuana legalization is inevitable, whether they personally support or oppose its sale or use. Already legal in Colorado and Washington state for recreational use, its medicinal use is legal in 18 more states.

Surprisingly, while the poll indicates 54-percent now support marijuana legalization, 63-percent say they would be bothered by its use in public and a majority think it would lead to minors trying it.

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