New York voters support legalizing marijuana by a nearly two-to-one ratio, according to a new poll released on Tuesday.
The Siena College survey found that 60% of registered voters in the state back legalizing cannabis, compared to 32% who oppose the reform. That’s up significantly from February, when a poll showed support for ending marijuana prohibition ahead by a margin of 55% to 40%.
The new finding is “the strongest support legalization has ever had in a Siena College poll,” the school said in a press release.
Nearly every demographic across age, party, regional and racial lines has majority or plurality support for legalizing cannabis.
As has historically been the case, those who identify as Democrats were more likely to back the policy change (63%) compared…
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