Reason-Rupe has just released new polling data that revealed only a minuscule percentage of Americans believe that marijuana use and possession should result in jail time. When asked which approach they thought the government and law enforcement should take toward someone found smoking marijuana or in possession of Read More »
Tag: poll (102 posts)
Advocates applaud Illinois legislature on HB1, but pledge to pursue follow-up bill to improve the law The Illinois Senate voted 35-21 today to pass HB1, the “Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act,” which creates a framework to protect physicians and certain qualified medical marijuana patients Read More »
Yesterday was the public’s first look at the new Washington State marijuana logo, as well the state’s first draft of marijuana laws. Let other Weedists know in this poll and leave your comment below. Read More »
Recent nationwide polls have shown that a majority of all Americans support marijuana legalization. Survey data released this week by Behavior Research Center shows even stronger support at the state level in Arizona. Behavior Research Center asked respondents whether or not they favored or opposed legalizing the possession of Read More »
While public support for marijuana legalization in Kentucky is only about 25%, almost 80% of residents think medical marijuana should be legal and accessible for those that need it. It seems that the general public is accepting the fact that medical marijuana won’t cause the sky to fall, it’s just a matter of time before it is accepted that legalized recreational marijuana won’t either.
Marijuana rescheduling is headed for the US Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court upheld local dispensary bans, the feds strike again in Berkeley and Washington state, and there is action in state legislatures, too. Let’s get to it: National Last week, Americans for Safe Access announced it was appealing to... Read More »
Nearly nine out of ten Americans — including 80 percent of self-identified Republicans — now say that marijuana should be legal if its use is permitted by a physician, according to a nationwide Fox News telephone poll of 1,010 registered voters. The poll, released today, was conducted under Read More »
As our nation edges cautiously toward majority support for marijuana legalization, the millennial generation is leading the way more than any other demographic in history. Our generation has experienced as much or more tragedy than any post-WW II generation, with the exception of the baby boomers. Read More »
Marijuana Policy Project’s Rob Kampia published an article on Huffington Post about the parallels between the marijuana movement and the gay rights movement. In 1996, only 26% of Americans supported gay marriage, and 25% supported marijuana legalization. In 2013, 58% of Americans support gay marriage and 52% support marijuana legalization.
A poll released today by Public Policy Polling, funded by Marijuana Policy Project and Drug Policy Alliance, revealed that 63% of District of Columbia voters support taxing and regulating marijuana, similar to the initiatives just passed in Colorado and Washington. Only 30% of respondents were opposed. The survey also Read More »