Fact check: Berni Sanders' Claims marijuana legalization.

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Senator Bernie Sanders wrote a tweet about numbers of americans who are pro legalization of marijuana. he claimed the following:

Claim 1:

“Nearly 7 in 10 Americanssupport marijuana legalization”

Fact Check 1:

According to a recent survey conducted by general society survey, A record 61% of Americans say weed should be legalized, according to the respected General Social Survey.


Claim 2:

“majority of both Republicans and Democrats—support marijuana legalization.”

Fact Check 2:

According to business insider, which cites general society survey ” Democrats (69%) and independents (66%) were largely in favor of legalizing weed. Only 42% of Republicans agreed”

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