NEW EMERSON COLLEGE POLL: Support for pot legalization in New York falls 20 percentage points when respondents are given choice of decriminalization

A new poll conducted by Emerson College, the same college that conducted a poll for pro-marijuana groups Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) last week, found that support for legalization fell to 40% when given the choice of decriminalization, medical marijuana, or the full legalization of marijuana. This clarifies the poll conducted by MPP and DPA finding 60% support when simply given the choice of legalization or prohibition.  The poll was paid for by SAM Action and reflects New Yorkers who voted in the 2016 presidential race.

Niforatos, Luke. “NEW EMERSON COLLEGE POLL: Support for pot legalization in New York falls 20 percentage points when respondents are given choice of decriminalization.” http://www.learnaboutsam.org. 4 December 2017. Web. 5 December 2017.

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