Poll: Supermajority Of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana

Washington, DC: More than two-thirds of self-identified Democrats, Republicans, and Independents are in favor of medical cannabis legalization, according to nationwide survey data compiled by the polling firm Fabrizio, Lee, and Associates.

The poll reported that 77 percent of likely 2018 voters held favorable opinions toward marijuana medicalization. Among Democrats, 84 percent endorsed medical cannabis legalization. Among Independents, 81 percent held favorable opinions. Among Republicans, 68 percent expressed support.

The findings are similar to those of other recent national polls finding that between 75 percent and 90 percent of US adults believe that the use of cannabis as a medicine ought to be legal.

For more information, contact Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director, at (202) 483-5500.