New Poll Finds Strong Support for Medical Cannabis Legalization Initiative Among Utah Voters

A strong majority of Utah voters, including a majority of those who are “very active” in the Mormon Church, support an initiative to legalize medical cannabis, according to new polling.

Utah voters are overwhelming in favor of legalizing the medical use of cannabis, a new UtahPolicy.com poll has found 74% stated that they are in favor of a proposed initiative that would allow qualified patients to possess, use and purchase (from licensed dispensaries) cannabis medicines such as edibles, tinctures and topicals (lotions, ointments, etc.). Just 22% oppose the proposal, with 4% undecided.

Although the LDS church has come out strongly against legalizing medical cannabis, 63% of voters who say they’re “very active” in the Mormon Church support the legalization of medical cannabis, with just 33% – less than one in three – opposed.

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Poll: 78% of Utah Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Medical Marijuana

According to new polling, 78% of voters in Utah are in favor of a proposed initiative that would legalize medical marijuana for those with certain medical conditions.

The initiative, proposed by the Utah Patients Coalition, would legalize marijuana medicines – including oils, edibles and topicals – for those with serious medical conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain and autism.

According to a newly released poll, conducted by Dan Jones & Associates, 45% of voters “strongly support” the initiative, and 33% “somewhat support” the proposal. Just 10% oppose the initiative, with the final 10% remaining undecided. Among Republicans, 65% support legalizing medical cannabis, and among Democrats, support is almost unanimous, with 97% in favor. The poll, conducted between July 18th to July 20th, has a margin of error of +/- 3.95 percentage points.

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Poll: Strong Majority of Utah Residents Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

utahThe vast majority of those living in Utah support the move to legalize the medical use of cannabis, according to a new poll commissioned by UtahPolicy and conducted by Dan Jones & Associates.

According to the poll, 66% of those in Utah support legalizing medical cannabis – given it’s prescribed by a doctor – with just 28% opposed to the move. 5% of those in Utah have either no opinion on the issue, or have yet to make up their mind about whether or not they support allowing cannabis to be used medicinally.

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