New polling released today by Quinnipiac University has found that 58% of voters in Colorado support the state’s decision to legalize recreational cannabis, 3% more than the number that voted in favor of Amendment 64 in 2012.
The poll asked the following question: “As you may know, voters in Colorado passed a law legalizing marijuana for recreational use in 2012. Do you support or oppose this law?
58% responded that they support the law, with 38% saying they oppose it. 4% remain undecided. Support was highest among those aged 18 to 34, with 82% in support and just 16% opposed.
The poll also asked voters if they’ve ever consumed cannabis in their lifetime; 53% said they had.
When asked if they had used cannabis since legal recreational sales began on January 1st, 2014, 19% responded that they have.
Results of the poll can be found by clicking here.