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New Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Favor Marijuana Legalization

New Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Favor Marijuana Legalization

With marijuana now legalized to various degrees in several states, including Washington and Colorado, the impetus for its availability in New York state is growing.
 
According to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Monday, an overwhelming amount of New Yorkers support legalization. Specifically, 88% of New Yorkers support medical marijuana with only 9% against it. A whopping 57% of state voters favor legalization of small amounts of recreational marijuana with 39% still against unabashed use.
 
Still, the biggest gap between opinions was upheld by sexes. More men -63% - supported recreational legalization, while only 51% of women claimed they were alright with unhindered legalization. The study further determined that younger voters were more likely to support legalization as well.
 
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