Most People In Recreational Marijuana States Believe Legalization Is A Success, Poll Finds

Most People In Recreational Marijuana States Believe Legalization Is A Success, Poll Finds

People who live in states that have legalized marijuana for adult use broadly feel that the policy has been a success, according to a new poll. A majority of people from eight states that were surveyed said the programs are working well. And in Maine, which legalized cannabis in 2016 but still doesn’t have any adult-use retail shops open, people still said the law is more of a success than a failure by a greater than two-to-one plurality. % of Americans in states where recreational marijuana is legal who believe the legislation has been a success: CO – 71%OR – 69%MA – 67%WA – 65%NV – 64%CA – 59%IL – 59%MI – 56%ME – 47%https://t.co/EtTQlROOnr pic.twitter.com/X2st7d3jX3 — YouGovUS (@YouGovUS) May 13, 2020 YouGov asked more than 32,000 people the following question: “In the states that have decided to allow recreational marijuana use, do you think the legislation has been a success or a failure?” They were given five options: “Success only, more of a success than a failure, more of a failure than a success, failure only or don’t know.” Here’s a breakdown of percentages of people in legal states who said the policy has been a success compared to a failure: Colorado (71-17 percent) Oregon (69-20 percent) Massachusetts (67-15 percent) Washington (65-18 percent) Nevada (64-17 percent) California (59-20 percent) Illinois (59-17 percent) Michigan (56-20 percent) Maine (47-20 percent) In Colorado, one of the first states to legalize in 2012, about a quarter of respondents (26 percent) said the system…

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