Poll: Only 27% of Pennsylvania Voters Want Cannabis to Remain Illegal

A new poll conducted by Keystone Analytics has found that a large majority of Pennsylvania voters support a reformation of the state’s cannabis policiespennsylvania, with only 27% supporting the current prohibition on cannabis.

“Sixty-nine percent of voters would like to see the legalization of marijuana, with 47 percent in favor of use for medicinal purposes only and 22 percent for any purpose”, says┬áJennifer Shockley of Keystone Analystics. “Twenty-seven percent believe that marijuana should remain illegal in the Commonwealth.”

Results are based on a live telephone survey of 500 likely general election voters and includes a +/-4.4 percent margin of error. The full survey can be found by clicking here.

A Frankling and Marshal College poll released in July found that 84% of voters in Pennsylvania support legalizing medical cannabis, echoing a poll conducted by Mercyhurst University, released in March, which found that 85% of registered Pennsylvania voters support medical cannabis legalization.

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