Poll: 24% of Young Adults In America Consume Cannabis

The latest Gallup poll has found that nearly 25 percent of young Americans (aged 18 to 29) are admitted cannabis users — this is about double the rate of the rest of the population, of which 13 percent say they “regularly” or “occasionally” use and/or smoke cannabis. Cannabis usage rates could be on the rise, […]

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Study: 44% of Cannabis Consumers in Adult-Use States Identify as Medical Users

A new study published by High Yield Insights has found that 44% of cannabis consumers in legal, adult-use marketplaces self-identify as medical users. According to the study, the three most common reasons for self-medicating with cannabis are as pain relief (69 percent of respondents), sleep aids (65 percent), and anti-anxiety medication (54 percent). “The industry […]

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South Carolina Democrats Overwhelmingly Back MMJ

Democratic Party members in South Carolina support passing a state law that would allow doctors to prescribe medical cannabis with a strong, 82 percent majority, according to a Post and Courier report. The votes were collected using non-binding resolutions on internal party ballots; the resolutions were crafted to gauge party opinion and increase turnout. Democratic […]

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Report: Canadians to Spend $7B on Cannabis by 2019, Consumption Rates Expected to Rise

Canadians are expected to increase their consumption of cannabis by up to 35 percent and spend as much as $7 billion on cannabis by 2019, according to predictions by accounting firm Deloitte. The firm’s report takes an in-depth look at the future Canadian cannabis market, surveying 1,500 different adults living in the country between March 6 […]

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Poll: Majority of Georgians Support Rec. Cannabis Legalization

According to an 11Alive News poll conducted by Survey USA, 55 percent of Georgians believe cannabis should be legalized for recreational use in the state. Thirty-five percent of respondent said cannabis should remain outlawed, with 10 percent unsure. An 11Alive poll in 2016 found 48 percent supported legalization, with 38 percent opposed. Despite the citizen […]

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Poll: 61% of Michigan Supports Rec. Cannabis Legalization Initiative

A Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy and Social Research poll has found 61 percent support for cannabis legalization in the state, with 34 percent opposed and 5 percent undecided. Cannabis legalization was the only issue on the poll with fewer than 15 percent undecided. Pollsters found support lags among Michiganders 65-and-older. Just 30 […]

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Survey: 90% of Cannabis Consumers Would Vote to Legalize in their Home State

According to a Civilized and PSB survey of 1,000 Americans and 600 Canadians, 61 percent of Americans said they plan to use the same amount of cannabis in the future as they do now, along with 61 percent of their Canadian counterparts. Another 58 percent of American respondents indicated they would vote for cannabis legalization […]

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Poll: 70% of Older Americans Would Consider MMJ Use if Condition Would Respond Well

A University of Michigan poll has found strong support for medical cannabis among adults aged 50 to 80, with 70 percent of respondents of the Healthy Aging Poll saying they would consider using medical cannabis if diagnosed with a “serious health condition that might respond well to marijuana.” The survey found 44 percent would “definitely” […]

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Poll: Two-Thirds of Illinois Voters Support Cannabis Legalization

According to a Southern Illinois University Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll, a full two-thirds – 66 percent – of Illinois voters support “the legalization of recreational marijuana if it is taxed and regulated like alcohol” with 32 percent opposed. Forty-six percent of respondents strongly favored the reforms while 20 percent were in favor; compared […]

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Poll: 61% of Michigan Voters Support the Cannabis Legalization Ballot Question

According to an EPIC-MRA poll commissioned by Michigan NORML, 61 percent of voters said they would vote in favor of the ballot question to legalize cannabis use for adults, with 35 percent saying they would reject the proposal. The survey found 45 percent of respondents indicated they would “definitely vote yes” with another 13 percent […]

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New Hampshire Poll: Majority of Residents Support Cannabis Legalization Bill as Written

According to the University of New Hampshire’s Granite State Poll, the majority of state residents – 56 percent – would support the legislation to legalize possession of less than three-quarters of an ounce and allow adults to grow up to six cannabis plants in their home. The survey found 37 percent of respondents would “strongly” […]

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Poll: 56% of New York Voters Support Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis

According to a Sienna College poll, 56 percent of New York voters support legalizing cannabis for adult use, with 40 percent opposed and 4 percent unsure. The reforms were supported by 66 percent of Democrats, 57 percent of Independents, and 41 percent of Republicans. The results represent a 12 percent difference from a November poll, […]

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Fox News Poll Finds 59% Support for Cannabis Legalization

A Fox News poll has found 59 percent support for recreational cannabis legalization, up from the news organization’s polls in 2013 and 2015 which found 51 percent and 46 percent support, respectively. The poll was conducted by Democratic polling firm Anderson Robbins Research and Republican firm Shaw & Company Research from Jan. 21-23. Of the […]

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NBC News/WSJ Poll: 60% of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that 60 percent of Americans support broad cannabis legalization, with people 18-34-years-old and Democrats leading the way with 73 percent of each demographic supporting the reforms. Sixty-seven percent of respondents aged 35-49 supported legalization, along with 64 percent of Independents, and 54 percent of those aged 50-64. Support […]

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Poll: Nearly 57% of Michigan Voters Support Legalizing Cannabis for Adults

A new Local 4-Detroit News poll has found that 56.6 percent of Michigan voters support legalizing cannabis for adult use, with 36.7 percent opposed and 6.7 percent undecided. Support was split across party lines, with 71.5 percent of “strong” Democrats supporting the measure, along with 67 percent of those who “lean” Democrat, and 51.1 percent of […]

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Poll: New Yorkers Support Adult-Use Legalization, Including GOP Majority

A new Emerson College-conducted poll commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project of New York and the Drug Policy Alliance has found that 68 percent of New Yorkers support legalizing cannabis for recreational use, compared to just 28 percent opposed – a 2:1 ratio in support for an adult-use cannabis regime in the Empire State. Support […]

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Report: 87% of Canadian Cannabis Firms Anticipate Industry Consolidation in 3 Years

According to a report by EY consulting released on Monday, 87 percent of Canada’s licensed cannabis producers believe the industry will consolidate over the next three years; yet 75 percent see “craft or niche players” gaining a foothold in the market. Another 75 percent anticipate the entrance of “big players from established industries” such as […]

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American Legion Poll Finds Near-Unanimous Support for MMJ Research

A poll conducted by the American Legion, a U.S. veteran’s organization, found that 92 percent of veteran households support research into medical cannabis therapies for mental and physical conditions. Moreover, another 83 percent of the 1,300 respondents supported federal legalization of medical cannabis, and 82 percent wanted medical cannabis as a legal treatment option. According to […]

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Gallup Poll: 64% of Americans Support Legalizing Cannabis, Including GOP Majority

Support for cannabis legalization in the U.S. has reached record levels, as a recent Gallup poll found 64 percent of respondents supported reforms – including, for the first time, 51 percent of Republicans. Gallup has been polling adults about cannabis legalization since 1969, when just 12 percent supported the idea. Support doubled in the 1980s, […]

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Poll: MMJ Overwhelmingly Popular in Utah

A new poll from UtahPolicy.com has found that 74 percent of Utahns support the petition bid to legalize medical cannabis use in the state, with 63 percent of “very active” Mormons supporting the measure. A “very active Mormon” is considered someone who attends church regularly and pays tithing; 80 percent of the state legislature’s 104 […]

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Poll: New Jersey Adults Support Cannabis Legalization

According to a Quinnipiac University poll, 59 percent of New Jersians support allowing adults to legally possess “small amounts” of cannabis, with 38 percent opposed including 53 percent of Republicans. Seventy percent of Democrats favored legalization, along with 60 percent of independents, 62 percent of men and 56 percent of women. The poll also found […]

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Separate Polls Find Growing Support for Cannabis Reforms

Two new polls have found the majority of Americans support cannabis legalization and criminal reforms related to cannabis possession. In the Aug. 3 Quinnipiac University poll, 94 percent of respondents said that adults should be allowed to use cannabis for medical purposes if prescribed by their doctor – and in the overall demographics surveyed not […]

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Poll: Utah Citizens Overwhelmingly Back Medical Cannabis Legalization

A supermajority of Utah citizens – 78 percent – support the medical cannabis ballot initiative being circulated by advocates in the state, according to a Dan Jones & Associates poll commissioned by the Salt Lake Tribune and the Hinckley Institute of Politics. The campaign is headed by the Utah Patients Coalition who need to collect […]

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Gallup Poll Finds Highest Rate Ever of Americans Who Have Tried Cannabis

According to a Gallup poll, 45 percent of Americans admit to having used cannabis at least once – the highest total since Gallup first posed the question 48 years ago. In 1969, when Gallup first asked the question, just 4 percent of respondents admitted to having tried cannabis. Despite the record total of individuals who […]

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