Two-Thirds Of Arizona Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure, Poll Shows

Two-Thirds Of Arizona Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure, Poll Shows

If Arizona marijuana activists succeed in placing a legalization initiative before voters this November, it will likely pass by a wide margin, according to a new poll. In a survey of likely voters, about two-thirds (65.5 percent) of respondents said they would support the proposed measure, the Smart and Safe Arizona Act. That’s a notable shift since residents were surveyed late last year in a poll that showed 54 percent in favor of the policy change. The survey described the legalization initiative, which would make it legal for adults 21 and older to purchase and possess cannabis and also impose taxes on legal sales, and asked 400 respondents if they would vote yes or no on the proposal NEW POLL shows 65% of #Arizona voters are likely to vote Yes to legalize the sale, possession, and consumption of one ounce of #marijuana for adults at least 21 years old. READ MORE https://t.co/hTO0L60CRT pic.twitter.com/TygihYdxso — HighGround, Inc. (@azhighground) June 1, 2020 Forty-seven percent said they would “definitely” back it and 18.5 percent said they “probably” would. Nineteen percent said they “definitely” would not vote for it, while six percent said they “probably” wouldn’t. The campaign behind the initiative, Smart and Safe Arizona, said in April that it had collected enough raw signatures to qualify for the ballot. However, those haven’t been verified by the state yet and the group said it plans to continue petitioning to ensure success. Stacy Pearson, campaign manager for the organization, told Marijuana Moment on Tuesday that…

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