While the country remains relatively split on whether they want marijuana to be legal, according a new poll from the Third Way, there is overwhelming consensus that the Congress should leave the issue up to the states. On the basic question of whether nor not marijuana should be legal, the poll found 50 percent are [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday December 8, 2014 5:00 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Thursday December 4, 2014 4:05 pm|
Even though recreational marijuana has been legal for over two years for their neighbors to the south the people of Wyoming continue to oppose legalizing in their own state. According to a new University of Wyoming poll, 35 percent of Wyoming residents support legalizing the personal use of marijuana for adults and 60 percent oppose. [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 7, 2014 3:30 pm|
With the recent success of marijuana legalization initiatives in Washington D.C., Oregon, and Alaska it is time to update the map showing which states have a majority of Americans supporting legalization.
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 7, 2014 9:18 am|
There are only two explanations for the huge jump in support for marijuana legalization in their 2013 poll and the drop this year. The first is that something actually happened which caused a gyration in public opinion about the issue in a very short window. The second is that Gallup’s 2013 poll was simply an outlier. If you remove that poll we instead get a nice steady trend line. I would say the evidence strongly points to the latter.
|By: Jon Walker Monday November 3, 2014 2:41 pm|
The final set of polls in Florida indicate the medical marijuana measure might fail. All show Amendment 2, Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, probably won’t get enough support to be approved. While the measure will likely be supported by a majority of voters, under Florida law any amendment on the ballot needs get at least 60 percent of the vote to be approved.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 29, 2014 10:05 am|
One poll came out yesterday. It was conducted by Elway Research for The Oregonian and KGW. It found the measure losing, with 44 percent of likely voters planning to vote yes and 46 percent planning to vote no.
The other poll was released by SurveyUSA for KATU-TV last week. It found 48 percent of likely voters supporting Measure 91 and only 37 percent opposed.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 16, 2014 11:41 am|
In my continuing quest to improve how polling is conducted around marijuana policy I want to point out what I consider to be the least useful way to ask a marijuana question.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 15, 2014 10:25 am|
Oregon is poised to be the third state to legalize recreational marijuana this November.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 14, 2014 2:31 pm|
Indications are that the fight for medical marijuana in Florida will be extremely tight. A new Gravis Marketing poll finds Amendment 2, the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, falls just short of what is needed for approval.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 10, 2014 8:03 am|
There is very good news for medical marijuana in Florida. A new University of North Florida poll of likely voters found Amendment 2, the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, with overwhelmingly support.