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Polled on pot: Most Americans say legalize it

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  • For first time since Gallup started asking, more than half of people polled said they support making marijuana legal
File photo: A bud of legally grown marijuana is held by a cancer patient, in Portland, Maine.

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Apparently, the people want pot.

For the first time since Gallup started asking about legalizing marijuana, more than half of Americans surveyed -- 58 percent -- now say they support it.

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Gallup says the idea to legalize pot is now more popular than Congress or the President!

Political independents and legalization of the drug in Colorado and Washington State seem to be behind a recent jump in support.

From Gallup: For first time Americans favor legalizing marijuana

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