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Increasing Majority of Marylanders Support Recreational Cannabis Legalization

March 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

According to a new Goucher College poll, two-thirds of Marylanders support legalizing marijuana.  As Democrats in the General Assembly look to pot as a potential revenue source, support is the strongest it's been since the Goucher poll started asking the question in October 2013. Two years ago, 57% of Marylanders supported the legalization of recreational marijuana. Support is stronger among Democrats, with 77% in favor, but 50% of Republicans and 60% of independents support legalizing marijuana. Pollster Mileah Kromer notes that recreational use is now legal in 13 states, including neighboring Virginia and the District of Columbia…