Q Poll: Most state residents favor legalizing pot

By a slight 52 – 45 percent majority, with a wide age gap, Connecticut voters support “ allowing adults…to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use,” according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

By a huge 90 – 9 percent margin, voters support the medical use of marijuana. Support ranges from 84 – 14 percent among voters over 65 years old to 99 – 1 percent among voters 18 to 29 years old. Voters also support 69 – 28 percent having a medical marijuana dispensary in their
town or city, the latest Q Poll finds.
On the question of so-called recreational marijuana use, voters 18 to 29 years old support the idea 80 – 20 percent, while voters over 65 years old are opposed 61 – 34 percent. Men back recreational marijuana 54 – 42 percent, with women divided 49 – 48 percent.

About half of Connecticut voters, 47 percent, admit trying marijuana.

Read the full Q Poll results here: ct05122014_k89ftrv

Categories: General
Frank Juliano

3 Responses

  1. MET says:

    Why is my comment of May 12, 2014 still awaiting moderation just shy of 24 hours ?

  2. MET says:

    I probably can understand medical marijuana for those who are really ill, but marijuana available for anyone who wants to get high, come on ! Really !

  3. Nothing good comes of it, I’m for banning it. kids read and they don’t need to think it’s OK to do pot, let alone legalizing it. where’s the structure in society to protect our children. we do all that we can for our children, but they also need to know that there are things out there that are harmful and can impair our judgement and with out laws to enforcement it, what do we have? an impaired world. If this is legalized you thank legislation and those that are for it, for the dissolution of our future and of our children. It must be really hard to see with all that smoke in the way!