Medical Marijuana Laws For States Supported By More Than Two-Thirds Of Republicans, Poll Finds

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WASHINGTON — Nearly three-quarters of Americans and more than two-thirds of Republicans believe federal officials should respect state laws on medical marijuana, a new Mason-Dixon survey of 1,000 likely 2012 general election voters found.

“What the results of this survey show is that there is absolutely no political justification for what President [Barack] Obama is doing with respect to medical marijuana laws,” Steve Fox, director of government relations for The Marijuana Policy Project, told HuffPost on Tuesday afternoon. “Across the board … there is extremely strong support for respecting state medical marijuana laws.”

 

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