Tag: University of Texas

New Poll Finds Only 17% of Those in Texas Support the Status Quo on Marijuana

The vast majority of Texans support a reformation of their state’s marijuana laws, according to new polling. The University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll found that 83% of those in Texas support legalizing marijuana for at least medical use. 53% support legalizing recreational cannabis; of those 32% support legalizing “small amounts”, while 21% support legalizing “any …

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Study: Easing of Cannabis Laws Not Associated with Higher Acceptance or Use by Adolescents

A new study published this week in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that the use of cannabis by young adolescents is falling while their disapproval of its use is rising, despite cannabis laws easing in many states. Using a sample size of over 400,000 individuals between the ages of 12 and …

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Poll: 68% of Texas Voters Support Decriminalizing Cannabis

A strong majority of Texas voters support decriminalizing cannabis, replacing criminal penalties with a civil infraction similar to a traffic ticket, according to a new University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. According the survey, 685 of voters in Texas support decriminalizing cannabis, with only 26% opposed to the move.

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Poll: 77% in Texas Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis, Plurality Also Supports Recreational Legalization

A new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll has found that 77% of those in Texas support the legalization of medical cannabis. The poll also found strong support for legalizing recreational cannabis, with 49% in support to just 23% opposed. “It’s not a surprise that Texas was not on the front line of [legalization], given that …

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