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Maryland voters support the legalization of marijuana

October 18th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The November general election is less than a month away, and Maryland voters will weigh in on a variety of ballot measures — including marijuana legalization. A new poll conducted by the Washington Post and the University of Maryland suggests the majority of registered Maryland voters support the legalization of marijuana. Nearly 3 in 4 of those surveyed, 73%, indicated their support for the measure to legalize “the use of cannabis” by July 2023 for residents aged 21 or older. An earlier Goucher College Poll had just 59% in support, but pollster Maleah Kromer although the numbers have fluctuated somewhat, the bottom line is that there has been consistent support of legalizing marijuana in Maryland for years…