Survey suggests there is growing support for marijuana legalization in Wyoming

A release from the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming found that a survey conducted in October shows that there is growing support for marijuana legalization in Wyoming.

The study had 607 responses between October 9th and 19th. It found that 49% of Wyoming residents polled say they support allowing adults to legally possess marijuana for personal use.

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86% of residents say they support the legalization of medical marijuana, as prescribed by a doctor.

69% say they believe that people who are convicted of possessing small amounts of the drug should not serve time in jail.

According to the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, this data is considerably different than a poll conducted in 2014, suggesting that more people believe in marijuana legalization than four years ago.

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