Poll: Two Years After Legalizing Cannabis Support Skyrockets in Oregon

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marijuana retail outletsIn 2014 Oregon voters gave approve to Measure 91. The initiative legalized the possession and licensed cultivation of up to an ounce of cannabis for those 21 and older, as well as the personal cultivation of up to six plants. A little over two years later and not only is there no sign of buyer’s remorse, but a large chunk of those who opposed legalization now support it.

According to a new poll conducted by DHM Research, 66% of Oregonians support the state’s law that finds cannabis to be a legal product; this is a 10% increase in support from 2014, when Measure 91 was approved with 56% of the vote. The survey found only 28% of Oregonians to have an “unfavorable” opinion of the new law. By comparison, only 17% have a positive view of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Poll: Majority of Oregon Voters Support Measure 91 to Legalize Cannabis

A new OPB/Fox 12 poll released this week has found that91 a majority of Oregon voters support Measure 91, an initiative to legalize cannabis which will be voted on in less than 20 days.

According to the poll, 52% said they would vote in favor of Measure 91 if the election were held today, with just 41% saying they’d vote against the proposal. The actual election is held on November 4th.

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