Jun 142015
 June 14, 2015

california marijuanaBy Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

Fifty-four percent of Californians support legalizing marijuana for adults, according to polling data commissioned by the Public Policy Institute of California and released today.

The percentage of respondents agreeing that “the use of marijuana should be legal” increased three percent since 2014. Fifty-four percent is the highest level of support for legalizing cannabis ever reported in a PPIC poll.

Among likely voters, 56 percent favor legalization (versus 41 percent opposed).

Democrats (65 percent), Californians age 18 to 34 (62 percent), Independent voters (61 percent), and whites (60 percent) were most likely to favor legalization. Sixty percent of Latinos and 57 percent of Republicans opposed legalization.

The complete PPIC poll is online here.

California is one of several states where voters are anticipated to decide whether or not to legalize and regulate the use, production, and retail sale of the plant in 2016.

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  2 Responses to “Survey: 56 Percent Of Likely California Voters Favor Marijuana Legalization”

  1.  

    56% means passage is very likely.

  2.  

    the constitutional rights of people in the states should never have been taken away by any non constitutional vote by thuggery imbibes

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