61% of Americans, Including Majority of Republicans, Support Colorado’s Cannabis Legalization Law

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll released yesterday has found that a strong majority of Americans – including a majority of Republicans – support Colorado’s lawcannabis which finds recreational cannabis legal, including state-licensed sales. A majority of respondents also believe that cannabis legalization will not lead to an increase in crime, and a plurality believes that it won’t lead to a decrease in road safety.

According to the poll, 61% of those in the U.S. support Colorado’s’ cannabis law, which, according to the poll question, “makes recreational marjuana [sic] use legal but applies a heavy tax on marijuana sales, limits the sale of marijuana only to people 21 years old or older, and makes it illegal to take marijuana out of state?” Only 27% are opposed to the new law, including just 38% of Republicans and 30% of those aged 65 and older.

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New Poll: 26% of Americans Would Purchase Cannabis if it Were Legal

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll has found that more than 1 out of 4 Americans would purchase cannabis if it were legal, compared to just 10% who say that they currently purchase cannabis. The poll surveyed 1,000 participants selected to matched the demographics of the adult U.S. populationjarOcannabis, taking into consideration age, race, gender, education, employment, income, marital status, number of children, voter registration and religion.

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