In Wyoming, the most rural and arguably the most conservative state in the country, 81% of residents support the legalization of medical cannabis. This is according to a new poll conducted by the Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming.
The 81% of Wyoming residents in support of medical cannabis legalization marks a 7% increase from 2014 when the Center asked the same question. The survey also found quickly growing support for legalizing cannabis for personal use, with 41% in support; a 4% increase from 2014.
The poll did found a majority support for personal use legalization among those aged 18 to 29
The survey, which had 768 respondents and was sent through press release, has a margin of error of 3.5%.
Wyoming is the least populated state in the U.S., with less than 600,000 residents.