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Illinois Opinion Polls

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. (paulsimoninstitute.org)

Two-thirds of voters, 66 percent, support or strongly support legalization of recreational marijuana if it is taxed and regulated like alcohol.

2018 and 2017 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll results

 

 

 

 

 

Pew Research Center Poll

62% of Americans support marijuana legalization

About six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade.

Majorities of Millennials (74%), Gen Xers (63%) and Baby Boomers (54%) say the use of marijuana should be legal. Members of the Silent Generation continue to be the least supportive of legalization (39%), but they have become more supportive in the past year.

2018 Pew Research Center poll results

 

 

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Quinnipaic University Poll

Marijuana legalization supported by every group in America except Republicans and older voters

Every party, gender, education, age and racial group supports legalization of marijuana except Republicans, who are opposed 62 – 33 percent, and voters over 65 years old, who are opposed 50 – 41 percent.

2018 Quinnipaic Universty poll results

 

 

 

 

 

Pew Research Center Poll

A majority of police, public favor relaxing marijuana laws

Nationwide, 68% of police officers, and 84% of the general public, say marijuana should be legal in some form.

2017 Pew Research Center poll results

 

 

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