Poll shows support for legal recreational marijuana, Pennsylvania Auditor General says time to ...

On Sept. 21, Franklin & Marshall College released its latest political poll showing Pennsylvanians are emerging with clear eyes in their support for legalizing recreational marijuana. According to the poll of about 400 registered voters, 59 percent of Pennsylvanians say that recreational marijuana should be made legal. Only 31 percent say that it shouldn’t be made legal, with 9 percent undecided. The support and opposition are both the highest and lowest results, respectively, the poll has ever seen.

Support for legal weed is up 3 percentage points since May 2017 and up 19 points since June 2015.

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who first suggested the state seek to legalize recreational marijuana in March, spoke to Pittsburgh City Paper while he was in Pittsburgh on Sept. 21. He said this latest poll is mounting evidence that the state government should let Pennsylvanians smoke.

“The public is...

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