Poll: Majority in Maryland Support Legalizing Cannabis, Believe it’s Safer than Sugar
New polling conducted and released by Goucher College has found that a majority of those in Maryland support the legalization of cannabis for recreational use, and believe cannabis is less dangerous than sugar.
According to the poll; “Fifty-two percent of Marylanders support making the use of marijuana legal in Maryland; 44 percent oppose.
When asked which substance is the most harmful to a person’s overall health, 46 percent say tobacco is the most harmful, followed by alcohol (22 percent), and sugar (13 percent). Eight percent think marijuana is more harmful to a person’s overall health than tobacco, alcohol, or sugar.”
When asked if they believe cannabis is a ‘gateway drug”, 55% responded that they disagree, with 43% agreeing with the statement.
The full results of the poll can be found by clicking here.