New Jersey’s Next Governor Will Support Marijuana Reform

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New Jersey’s Next Governor Will Support Marijuana Reform | Scott Gacek

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s next governor will be kinder on marijuana than the outgoing Chris Christie, who has been the state’s largest roadblock to marijuana reform, from slowing implementation of medical marijuana in the state to blocking any attempts to legalize or decriminalize the plant. Both major party candidates elected in Tuesday’s primaries, Democrat […]

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High | Paul Armentano

More than six in ten Americans believe that the social use of marijuana should be legal for adults, according to nationwide polling data provided by CBS News. The percentage marks a significant increase since 2013, when only 45 percent of respondents endorsed legalization, and it is among the highest levels of public support ever reported […]

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana | NORML

CARBONDALE, IL — Sixty-six percent of voters believe that the adult use and sale of marijuana ought to be treated like alcohol, according to statewide polling data compiled by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. Support for legalization is strongest among voters under 35 years of age (83 percent) and among […]

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. “Today’s vote shows just how far this issue has advanced in just this past year,” said Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy […]

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Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers

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Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Record numbers of voters support regulating the marijuana market and oppose federal efforts to interfere or undermine state laws permitting the plant’s use or sale, according to nationwide polling data released this week by Quinnipiac University. Ninety-three percent of voters — including 96 percent of Democrats and 85 percent of Republicans — support “allowing adults […]

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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana

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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — A new poll shows momentum is building behind the effort to end marijuana prohibition in Rhode Island. Regulate Rhode Island director Jared Moffat held a news conference Tuesday at the State House to discuss the results. He was joined by Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence), who recently introduced the […]

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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wyoming with Strong Bi-Partisan Support

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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wyoming with Strong Bi-Partisan Support | Scott Gacek

Several bi-partisan lawmakers in Wyoming have sponsored a bill to decriminalize the possession of up to three ounces of marijuana. State Rep. Mark Baker (R-Rock Springs) filed House Bill 157, along with seven fellow Republicans and three Democrats who have signed on as co-sponsors of the measure. The bill would reduce the penalty for possession of […]

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Half of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization, 82% Support Medical

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Half of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization, 82% Support Medical | TJ Baker

NEW YORK, NY — Half of Americans continue to support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, and just over 8 out of 10 support allowing medical marijuana. According to the Harris Poll released Wednesday, 82% of Americans support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, up from 81% last year.  Meanwhile, 50% of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, with […]

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Support for Marijuana Legalization Reaches Record High of 60% Nationwide

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Support for Marijuana Legalization Reaches Record High of 60% Nationwide | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record high of 60%, up from 58% last year and 50% in 2011. A national poll released last week by the Pew Research Center also found support is growing, with 57% of Americans saying […]

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As States Begin Voting on Marijuana, Pew Poll Finds Growing Support Nationwide

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As States Begin Voting on Marijuana, Pew Poll Finds Growing Support Nationwide | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON — A new poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center shows a growing majority of Americans support ending marijuana prohibition. The national survey of more than 1,200 U.S. adults found 57% think the use of marijuana should be made legal, up from 53% last year and 32% in 2006. Just 37% think it […]

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