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CBS News Poll: 53% of Americans Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis, 84% Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

Just a week after a Pew Research Center poll found that 53% of Americans support legalizing recreational cannabis, a new CBS News poll has came to the same conclusion. 53% of respondents in the survey answered “Yes” to the question “Should marijuana use be legal?” 43% stated that they believe cannabis use should not be …

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87% of Iowa Voters, 86% of Virginia Voters Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

A new Quinnipiac University poll has found that an overwhelming majority of voters in Virginia and Iowa support legalizing medical cannabis. The poll also found strong support in those states – and Colorado – for the legalization of recreational cannabis. According to the poll released Tuesday, 87% of voters in Iowa support legalizing cannabis for …

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Poll: 53% of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis

A new Pew Research Center poll has found that a majority of those in the United States support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the poll, 53% of Americans support legalizing cannabis, with 44% opposed. As recently as 2006, just 32% supported cannabis legalization, while nearly twice as many (60%) were opposed. “Millennials (currently …

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Poll: 55% of California Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

New polling conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California has found that a majority of California voters support the legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the poll, 55% of likely voters support legalizing cannabis, slightly higher than the amount of support found among all California adults (53%). The survey found support for …

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New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis

A majority of Americans support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes according to the newest General Social Survey, which has been measuring trends in American opinion and behavior since 1972. The survey, which is conducted by the independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago, puts wide-ranging and long-running questions about a large array of …

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Poll: 61% of American Voters Support Cannabis Legalization, 72% Support Decriminalization

New polling released by the Benenson Strategy Group and SKDKnickerbocker shows that a strong majority of voters in the United States are in favor of legalizing cannabis, with an ever higher percentage in support of decriminalizing cannabis. According to the Beyond the Beltway poll, 61% of voters agree that state-regulated sales of cannabis should be …

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Poll: More Than Six In Ten Connecticut Voters Say Legalize Cannabis

By Paul Armentano, NORML More than six out of ten Connecticut voters favor legalizing marijuana use by adults, according to statewide polling conducted by Quinnipiac University. Sixty-three percent of respondents said that they favored permitting adults to legally possess personal use quantities of cannabis. Only 34 percent of voters opposed this idea.

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Poll: Over 67% of Pennsylvanians Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis, Up 11% from Last Year

67.5% of Pennsylvania residents support legalizing the use of cannabis for medical purposes, according to a new Robert Morris University (RMU) poll sent to media yesterday. “The number that we’re getting from this latest poll is consistent with national support for medical marijuana, which is around two-thirds,” says Phil Harold, an RMU political science professor. …

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Survey: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

For the first time in the poll’s 43 years of existence, the Gold Society Survey has found that a majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational cannabis. The survey is considered by many to be the absolute gold standard in public opinion research, and is widely regarded as the single best source of data …

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Millenials: 63% of Republicans, 77% of Democrats Support Legalizing Cannabis, Finds Poll

New polling released by Pew Research has found strong nationwide support for legalizing cannabis, especially among millenials (those born between 1981 and 1996). According to the poll, 63% of Republican millenials believe that cannabis should be made legal. Support is even higher among Democrats, at 77%. Strong support was also found in both parties among …

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