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Poll: 64% of those in New Zealand Support Legalizing or Decriminalizing Cannabis

According to a new poll commissioned by the New Zealand Drug Foundation (NZDF), a strong majority of those in New Zealand support either legalizing or decriminalizing cannabis. According to the poll, 33% of New Zealanders believe cannabis should be legal, with 31% believing it should be decriminalized. Just 34% – or roughly 1 in 3 – …

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New Poll Shows Majority of Arizonans Support Ending Cannabis Prohibition

A new poll conducted by the Behavior Research Center’s has found that a majority of those in Arizona support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the Rocky Mountain Poll, 53% of Arizonans support making possession of a small amount of cannabis legal for personal use, with just 39% opposed to the idea. Support outpaced …

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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: 60% of Louisiana Voters Support Decriminalizing Cannabis

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling has found that a majority of Louisiana voters are in favor of legalizing medical cannabis, as well a decriminalizing cannabis possession. According to the poll, 60% of voters in Louisiana support removing criminal penalties for someone caught possessing up to an ounce of cannabis for the first …

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New Poll: 58% of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis

A new survey of over 450,000 Americans, conducted by the polling firm CivicScience, has found that a strong majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing cannabis. Of those polled, 58% stated they support cannabis legalization, with just 39% opposed, and 7% undecided. The survey asked the following question; “Would you support or oppose a …

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Poll: 66% of Americans Say Private Cannabis Consumption Should be Legal

66% of Americans believe that adults should be able to legally possess and consume cannabis in their own homes, according to a HuffingtonPost/YouGov survey released earlier this month. According to the poll, 72% of Democrats and 70% of Independents believe that the private consumption of recreational cannabis should be legal. Republicans are also in support, …

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Poll: Only 27% of Pennsylvania Voters Want Cannabis to Remain Illegal

A new poll conducted by Keystone Analytics has found that a large majority of Pennsylvania voters support a reformation of the state’s cannabis policies, with only 27% supporting the current prohibition on cannabis. “Sixty-nine percent of voters would like to see the legalization of marijuana, with 47 percent in favor of use for medicinal purposes …

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70% in Canada Support Legalizing or Decriminalizing Cannabis, According to Government Funded Poll

A newly released poll conducted for Canada’s Department of Justice has found that a strong majority of Canadians favor either the decriminalization or full legalization of cannabis, with less than 14% of respondents being in support of the status quo. The survey, which included 3,000 participnants, was conducted by Ipsos-Reid, and commissioned by the nation’s …

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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 law 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 …

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83% of Millenials Support No Jail for Cannabis, Over 60% Support the Same for Other Drugs

A new Reason-Rupe poll released today has found that millennials (those aged 18 to 29) overwhelmingly favor the removal of criminal penalties for cannabis, as well as hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin. According to the poll, only 14% of millennials across the United States believe that the use of cannabis should result in jail …

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