71% of Virginia Voters Support Decriminalizing Cannabis According to New Poll

A large majority of Virginia voters support their state removing criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of cannabis,prettybuds and a majority also support legalizing cannabis for medical use. This is according to a new Christopher Newport University poll released today.

According to the survey, 71% of voters in Virginia support decriminalizing “the possession of small amounts of marijuana by replacing the possibility of a criminal record and jail time with a civil fine”. Only 26% oppose the move.

The poll also found that 69% of voters support legalizing cannabis for medical use, with just 29% opposed.

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Virginia Poll: 74% of Voters Support Medical Cannabis, 60% Support Decriminalizing Cannabis

A new poll conducted bisby Public Policy Polling has found that a strong majority of Virginia voters support both legalizing medical cannabis, and decriminalizing cannabis possession.

According to the poll – commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project – 74% of voters in Virginia support “changing the law in Virginia to allow seriously and terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana” if their doctor recommends it. The poll found only 21% of voters to be opposed to such a move.

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