If voters and politicians in other states are “waiting to see” how legalization goes in Colorado the general consensus seems to be that it has gone pretty well. Most Coloradans are happy with legalization and would do it all over again.
|By: Jon Walker Friday September 5, 2014 11:50 am|
At this point Amendment 2 is still favored to win but it is not guaranteed. There is a lot of time before the election and a very well financed opposition campaign.
|By: Jon Walker Friday June 13, 2014 12:52 pm|
The poll only asked if voters would in general support the idea of a marijuana legalization initiative this November, since there are two different initiatives both trying to make the ballot. Using the exact language that will appear on the ballot in the poll can change the overall level of support.
|By: Jon Walker Friday May 23, 2014 11:51 am|
The people of New York overwhelmingly want to see medical marijuana legal in the state and readily available to patents. Hopefully, this is the year the state senate finally listens to the electorate on this issue.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 22, 2014 8:31 am|
Vermont can be added to the ever growing list of states where a majority of people support legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana.
|By: Jon Walker Friday May 16, 2014 12:08 pm|
There are many diverse reasons people claim to support marijuana legalization but almost everyone who opposes it cites health and safety concerns. This was the result of a new study by the Barna Group.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 14, 2014 3:15 pm|
In just the past two months there have been so many new positive state polls regarding marijuana legalization I’ve needed to update my map. At this point there are now 23 states plus the District of Columbia where at least one publicly released poll found majority support for legalizing cannabis.
|By: Jon Walker Monday May 12, 2014 1:31 pm|
New Mexico provides a good example of how important the specific phrasing is for marijuana polling results. Pointing out that a proposal to legalize marijuana would also “regulate” and “tax” it dramatically increases support.
|By: Jon Walker Monday May 12, 2014 10:14 am|
Voters are seriously questioning the logic of arresting hundreds of thousands of people a year over a plant that is less dangerous and harmful to society than a substance sold almost everywhere and advertised constantly on television.