Poll: Majority of Arizona Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

According to an Emerson College poll released this week, a solid majority of voters in Arizona are in favor of the state legalizing marijuana for adults.

“When voters were asked about legalization of marijuana, 53% approve and 39% disapprove”, states the poll. “Democrats (66%) and Independents (62%) are in strong support for legalization, while only 32% of Republicans support legalization, 61% oppose.”

Legalization was particularly popular among  those 18 to 34 years old, with 65% in support and just 20% opposed. Specifically, polling participants were asked: “There is an initiative for the legalization of marijuana for adults 21 and over in Arizona. Do you support legalizing marijuana for adults 21 and over?”

Read morePoll: Majority of Arizona Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

Only 13% of Arizona Residents Support Cannabis Prohibition, According to New Polling

Only 13% marijuana-legalizationof Arizona residents support prohibiting cannabis use for any purpose, according to a new Morrison-Cronkite Quarterly Poll, conducted by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

According to the poll, 45% of those surveyed support making “marijuana use legal for those 18 years of age and older,” while an additional 42% would “allow for use of it for medical reasons only.” Only 13% would “make all marijuana use illegal, including the use of marijuana for medical purposes.”

Read moreOnly 13% of Arizona Residents Support Cannabis Prohibition, According to New Polling