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All-Time High: Majority Of Republicans Support Pot Legalization For First Time

A new Gallup poll shows that support for legalizing pot at an all-time high. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are in favor, as well as 51 percent of Republicans, the highest ever.
"Budtender" Marissa Dodd bags up a marijuana sale at the Dr. Reefer marijuana dispensary across from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. / Chris Hondros / Getty Images

For the first time, a majority of Republicans are in favor of legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup poll out Wednesday.

Fifty-one percent of Republicans tell Gallup that, yes, marijuana should be legal, up from

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