Poll: More Americans have tried pot

More Americans are admitting to experimenting with marijuana, according to a new poll.



A recent Gallop poll finds 44 percent say they've tried the drug.



That's the highest number since they started asking the question in 1969. Only 4 percent admitted to having tried it at that time



Eleven percent of people in the poll say they currently smoke pot. That's up from 7 percent in 2013.



The poll is based on telephone interviews conducted from a random sample of 1,009 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.


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