13% of U.S. Adults Say They Smoke Marijuana, Up From 7% in 2013

According to CNSNews:

Marijuana 2Thirteen percent of adults in the United States say they currently smoke marijuana, nearly double the 7 percent who admitting to smoking pot just three years ago, a new Gallup Poll found.

As part of its July 13-17 Consumption Habits poll, Gallup asked poll participants, “Keeping in mind that all of your answers in this survey are confidential, do you, yourself, smoke marijuana?”

While 13 percent said yes, they are current users, 43 percent admitted to trying it, up from 38 percent in 2013. The percentage of Americans who say they have tried the drug has slowly increased from 4 percent in 1969.

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