Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #16194
 
1State lawmakers are considering making marijuana possession legal. Do you think legalizing marijuana is a good idea? Or a bad idea?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtWestern Eastern Metro Se
Good Idea56%64%48%62%57%63%32%59%50%59%**38%59%47%52%62%
Bad Idea36%34%38%29%31%34%64%30%46%35%**28%41%33%46%34%
Not Sure8%2%14%9%12%3%4%11%4%6%**35%0%20%2%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%32%31%22%16%63%37%82%3%6%10%27%19%54%
 
2State lawmakers are also considering the possiblitiy of selling marijuana at state-run liquor stores and taxing it. Would it be a good idea? Or a bad idea? To allow state-run liquor stores to sell and tax marijuana to raise revenue for the state?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtWestern Eastern Metro Se
Good Idea54%59%49%62%58%52%31%60%43%58%**11%54%55%50%54%
Bad Idea43%40%46%35%39%45%66%37%54%39%**89%46%41%47%43%
Not Sure3%1%5%4%3%3%3%3%3%3%**0%0%4%3%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%32%31%22%16%63%37%82%3%6%10%27%19%54%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.