A new Quinnipiac University poll has found that 88% of those in New York support legalizing medical cannabis, with just 9% opposed. The poll marks some of the highest support for medical cannabis in any part of the world.
According to the poll, every age group and political party overwhelmingly supports medical cannabis legalization, including 86% of those 65 and older, and 82% of all Republicans (93% for Democrats, 88% for Independents). 93% of those between the ages of 18 and 29 support the move, the highest of any age group.
The Quinnipiac University poll also found a large majority in the state to be in support of legalizing recreational cannabis; 57% to 39%. Only 13% consider cannabis to be more dangerous than alcohol, and 46% have tried cannabis at least once in their lives .
The full poll results can be found by clicking here.