Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20203
 
1Do you think Marijuana should? or should not? be legal ... when used for recreational purposes?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Should38%39%38%42%45%36%24%43%31%39%27%35%**42%41%24%
Should Not58%57%60%52%55%60%72%54%65%58%70%54%**57%57%65%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%30%22%18%60%40%85%5%6%4%49%32%19%
 
 
2Do you think Marijuana should? or should not? be legal ... when used for medicinal purposes?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Should70%63%76%76%73%66%58%74%62%70%52%76%**71%70%65%
Should Not28%36%20%24%22%31%41%23%35%29%20%21%**25%29%34%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%30%22%18%60%40%85%5%6%4%49%32%19%
 
 
3If marijuana for medical purposes were legal, who should doctors be able to prescribe it to? Only the terminally ill? Those who have a serious illness but not terminal? Or should it be prescribed for any patient the doctor sees fit?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Terminally Ill28%33%23%22%30%26%37%26%31%28%50%11%**24%26%41%
Serious Illness19%16%23%20%16%19%25%18%22%19%26%16%**21%19%15%
Any Patient50%49%50%59%51%49%33%55%42%50%22%73%**51%53%40%
Not Sure3%2%4%0%2%6%5%1%5%3%2%0%**3%2%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%30%22%18%60%40%85%5%6%4%49%32%19%
 
 
4Should patients be allowed to grow their own marijuana? Should they have to buy it from a dispensary? Should it be administered by a caregiver? Or should they get it another way?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Grow Their Own26%27%24%28%32%24%15%30%20%26%14%21%**28%24%23%
Buy It From a Dispensary44%43%46%45%43%46%45%44%45%43%33%68%**45%42%48%
Administered By a Caregiver18%21%16%26%10%19%20%18%19%19%25%8%**13%23%24%
Other6%5%7%2%11%6%6%7%6%6%24%3%**8%6%3%
Not Sure5%3%7%0%4%6%14%2%9%6%4%0%**6%5%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%30%22%18%60%40%85%5%6%4%49%32%19%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.