Poll: Marijuana Safer Than Opioids, But Moms Shouldn’t Use

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By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press COLORADO: Americans think it’s safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll released Monday. Two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said opioid drugs such as Vicodin Read the full article…

Poll: Support For Marijuana Legalization Climbing

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ILLINOIS: The percentage of Americans who “think the use of marijuana should be legal” has increased dramatically over the past ten years and now stands at a record high, according to polling data compiled by the University of Chicago’s General Social Survey. The survey has tracked adults’ opinions on legalizing marijuana since the early 1970s. The survey reports that 57 Read the full article…

7 in 10 Californians 21 & Older Ready to Use Cannabis Products Recreationally

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CALIFORNIA: Enlucem, a strategic brand consultancy currently advising startups in the cannabis space, announced today the results of a detailed consumer study of Californians’ attitudes toward cannabis products. Results of the 800-person survey found that the market potential for medical marijuana and other future cannabis products in California is staggering – between 15 million and Read the full article…

Half Of Americans Continue To Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The recent poll revealed that about 8 in 10 adults support the legalization of marijuana for medical treatment (82% 2016; 81% 2015), while half of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use (50%; 49% respectively). Just over 2 in 5 adults (42%) oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, particularly those ages 65 and older (56% oppose).

NEW YORK: As of last month’s elections, four more states voted to decriminalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, bringing the grand total to 8 states that have legalized recreational marijuana (9, including Washington D.C.).  The Harris Poll revisited the topic of legalized marijuana this month and found that, even with more states joining the Read the full article…

Poll: Majority Of Voters Support Legalizing Adult Use Of Marijuana

Majorities of both men (57 percent) and women (52 percent) said that they support legalization. Among registered voters between the ages of 18 and 44, over 60 percent endorse legalizing cannabis.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Fifty-five percent of registered voters believe that the personal use of marijuana should be legal, according to national tracking poll data compiled by Morning Consult – a Washington DC consulting firm. Thirty-eight percent of respondents polled said that they oppose legalization and eight percent were undecided. Majorities of both men (57 percent) and women (52 Read the full article…

Poll Says Marijuana Legalization Support Nears 60%

Support for making marijuana legal is increasing around the world

More Americans than ever are smoking, eating and drinking marijuana, and they now overwhelmingly support full legalization of the long-banned plant, a new study and poll show. A Gallup poll released Wednesday shows 58% of American adults think marijuana should be legal, up from 51% a year ago, with just 40% believing it should remain Read the full article…

In PA, Support For Medical Marijuana Reaches Highest Level Ever: Poll

That's up from 81 percent six months ago and 76 percent eight years ago, the oldest date listed on the poll from the Lancaster college.

PENNSYLVANIA: Advocates and legislators pushing for the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania are applauding a survey showing support has swelled to its highest level in the Franklin & Marshall College Poll. The opinion survey released Wednesday shows 84 percent of voters strongly favor or somewhat favor allowing adults to use medical marijuana for treatment if a doctor Read the full article…

Thin Majority Of Connecticut Voters Support Marijuana For Personal Use, Poll Shows

By 52-45 percent, voters said adults should be able to possess small amounts of the drug. The poll found a huge margin, 90-9 percent, support medical use of marijuana, and 69-28 percent would support having a medical marijuana dispensary in their town.

CONNECTICUT: A slight majority of Connecticut voters support the legalization of marijuana for personal use, said a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. By 52-45 percent, voters said adults should be able to possess small amounts of the drug. The poll found a huge margin, 90-9 percent, support medical use of marijuana, and 69-28 percent would support having a Read the full article…

New Jersey Residents’ Attitudes Toward Marijuana Continue To Soften

66 percent said penalties for marijuana possession should be reduced, while 65 percent said penalties should be eliminated altogether for possession of small amounts of pot

NEW JERSEY: New Jersey voters are getting more mellow when it comes to marijuana, according to a poll released today. The Rutgers-Eagleton poll of 731 registered voters found 66 percent said penalties for marijuana possession should be reduced, while 65 percent said penalties should be eliminated altogether for possession of small amounts of pot, according to Read the full article…