Poll: Ohioans Strongly Back Medical Marijuana

87 percent of voters, including broad backing from every demographic measured, support allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes

OHIO: Ohio voters overwhelmingly back the use of medical marijuana and narrowly support making recreational use of the drug legal, according to poll results released Monday morning.

A Quinnipiac University poll showed 87 percent of voters, including broad backing from every demographic measured, support allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes, compared to just 11 percent who didn’t. A smaller majority — 51 percent — of voters said adults in Ohio should be allowed possess small amounts of the drug for personal use, while 44 percent were opposed to that.

“Ohioans narrowly favor legalizing pot for personal use, with women opposed while men support the idea,” said Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, in a news release

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