Americans Support Ending Federal Crackdown on Medical Marijuana

By SETH CLINE

A chart showing the results of a poll asking if Americans want the federal government to stop raids targeting medical marijuana.

A chart showing the results of a poll asking if Americans want the federal government to stop raids targeting medical marijuana.

 

Americans think President Obama should leave states that have legalized medical marijuana alone, a new poll finds.

In survey of 1000 likely voters, Mason-Dixon Polling and Research found three-fourths of those polled believe President Obama should respect laws in states where growing and selling marijuana is legal for medical purposes. Fifteen percent of respondents favored enforcing federal law, under which medical marijuana use is illegal.

 

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