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Americans Still Think War On Drugs Is Failing

Americans still firmly believe the war on drugs has been a failure, and few think more money will make a difference.

Just 10% of American Adults believe the United States is winning the war on drugs, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That's up slightly from August of last year  and is the highest finding in surveys for the past several years. Seventy-seven percent (77%) don’t think America is winning this war. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on November 5 and 8, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on November 5 and 8, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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