The Legalization Nation Index: A by-the-numbers collection from 2011 [Part II]

$302.81: The average price of an ounce of high-quality weed in California (PriceofWeed.com, Dec. 21).

$412.15: The average price of an ounce of high-quality weed in New York (PriceofWeed.com, Dec. 21).

71.5: Percentage of US teens who say cannabis is “fairly/very easy to obtain” (National Institutes of Health).

67: Percentage of Americans who think the “War on Drugs” has been a failure (Angus Reid Public Opinion Poll, August).

50: Percentage of Americans supporting marijuana legalization (Gallup).

1,200: Number of local chapters of the NAACP now working to end the Drug War after the group voted in October to call for the war’s end (NAACP).

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