State Polls

New York: Emerson College 2017 Public Opinion Poll

Sixty-two percent of registered voters — including majorities of self-identified Democrats, Republicans, and Independents — believe that "the use of marijuana should be made legal for adults aged 21 and older."

New Jersey: Predictwise/Pollfish Survey, November 2017

Sixty-five percent of New Jersey voters "support the legalization of marijuana."

Connecticut: Sacred Heart University, Institute for Public Policy 2017 poll

When considering new sources of tax revenue, 70 percent of voters support the idea of "legalizing and taxing marijuana."

Pennsylvania: Franklin & Marshall College Poll September 2017

Fifty-nine percent of registered Pennsylvania voters "think the use of marijuana should be made legal."

New Jersey: Quinnipiac 2017 poll

Fifty-nine percent of voters support allowing adults in New Jersey to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Massachusetts: Boston Herald 2017 Poll

Sixty-three percent of Massachusetts voters agree with the state’s decision to legalize the adult use of marijuana

Washington: Public Health Institute survey

Since November 2012, support for marijuana legalization in Washington state has increased; more than a quarter of those who had voted against legalization now report supporting legalization.

Michigan: May 2017 MRG poll

"Fifty-eight percent of likely voters support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use if it [is] regulated and taxed like alcohol."

Pennsylvania: May 2017 Franklin & Marshall poll

Fifty-six percent of registered voters believe “the use of marijuana should be made legal”

New Hampshire: University of New Hampshire Poll

Sixty-eight percent of New Hampshire adults support “legalizing [the] possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal recreational use.” Seventy-four percent of respondents endorse marijuana being sold at state-licensed outlets and taxed in a manner similar to alcohol. 

North Carolina: Elon University Poll

Eighty percent of North Carolina voters support legalizing marijuana for medical use.

Washington: Public Health Institute poll

Seventy-eight percent of adults support legalizing the adult use of cannabis, a significant increase since voters first approved regulating the plant’s production and sale. 

Virginia: Quinnipiac University

Virginia voters by a margin of 59 percent to 35 percent support allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. 

Illinois: Southern Illinois University

Sixty-six percent of Illinois voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana if it is taxed and regulated like alcohol.

Maryland: Goucher Poll

Fifty-eight percent of Maryland residents support the legalization of marijuana, 36 percent oppose it