The Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri posted a poll and here are the results!

Mini Poll: In the Weeds

 

Do you favor or oppose the complete legalization of marijuana for any purpose by adults?

Favor:  90%

Oppose:  7%

Don’t care one way or the other:  3%

If the sale and possession of marijuana by adults were made legal, do you think it would make the state’s economy better, make the economy worse, or have no real effect on the economy?

Better:  88%

Worse:  4%

No effect: 8%

Do you favor or oppose the complete legalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use by adults?

Favor:  91%

Oppose:  6%

Don’t care one way or the other:  2%

Do you favor or oppose the complete legalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana for medical use if prescribed by a doctor?

Favor:  94%

Oppose:  4%

Don’t care one way or the other:  3%

Should the regulations on marijuana be more strict than those for alcohol, the same as those for alcohol, or less strict as those for alcohol?

Marijuana regulations > alcohol regulations:  9%

Marijuana regulations < alcohol regulations:  32%

Marijuana regulations = alcohol regulations:  59%

Assuming marijuana is not legalized in Missouri, do you think people arrested for possession of small amounts of marijuana should be put in jail, or just have to pay a fine without serving any time in jail?

Jail:  3%

Fine, no jail:  97%

The possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults in the City of St. Louis is now generally treated as a municipal violation and handled in municipal court rather than circuit court. Do you think the effect has been to increase crime, reduce crime, or have no effect on crime?

Increase crime:  7%

Reduce crime:  46%

Have no effect:  48%

After taking this poll, what do you now think ought to be government policy toward marijuana?

Legalize it completely for adults:  27%

Legalize it completely for adults and tax it:  66%

Legalize it for medical use only:  3%

Keep it illegal, but decriminalize it: 2%

Keep the laws the way they are:  2%


Make the laws even tougher:  2%

Have you smoked any amount of marijuana in the past week?

Yes:  28%

No:  72%

http://www.mayorslay.com/polls/20140109marijuanaresults.php