Large Majority of Likely Utah Voters Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis
According to the poll, 63% of likely Utah voters favor the legalization of cannabis for medical use, with 35% opposed; just 2% remain undecided, indicating that pretty much everyone in the state has made up their mind on the issue.
Surprisingly, 50% of those who say they are “very active” members of the LDS (Mormon) Church say they favor legalizing medical cannabis, with 47% opposed; this is despite most church leaders calling for church goers to oppose such a change.
Support for medical cannabis is astronomical among Democrats, with 90% in support. Among Republicans a plurality oppose it, but it’s close’ 48% to 49%. Among Independents support for cannabis being legalized as a medicine is at 72%, with 26% opposed.