Public Opinion: More Favor Drilling, Legalizing Pot
New CNN public opinion polls show that:
1. The percentage of Americans favoring increased drilling for oil and gas offshore in U.S. waters has increased significantly since last year, with 45% of respondents now strongly in favor of increased offshore drilling, compared to only 26% in June 2010.
2. The percentage of Americans favoring legalization of marijuana is now 41%, compared to 34% in 2002 and only 18% in 1986.