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 thecanadaflagcannabis 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 Department of Justice; the poll cost around $175,000.

According to The Star, which obtained the poll early, Conservatives have been holding on to the results for months without releasing them to the public, though they apparently plan to do so at the end of this month.

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