Washington, D.C.

63 Percent of DC Residents Want Marijuana Legalized

Local lawmakers recently advanced a bill to decriminalize possession of pot


WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) — Sixty-three percent of District of Columbia residents favor legalization of marijuana, up from an even split four years ago, a Washington Post poll indicates.

Residents in every age, race and ethnicity showed a double-digit increase in support for the legalization of pot, the newspaper reported Wednesday.