Quinnipiac University found that 54% of registered voters nationwide were supportive of cannabis legalization.
Support for cannabis legalization broke down largely over a few key demographic lines. For example, the prospect is more popular among men (60% support to 37% against) than among women (48% to 46%).
Meanwhile, Democrats heavily favor the legalization of the substance (65% support to 30% against) while Republicans roundly reject the idea (62% against versus 36% support.)
Regardless of its demographic breakdowns, the issue has nonetheless shown measured growth among the electorate – and one that is not likely to disappear anytime soon, according to Tom Angell, the chairman of the pro-cannabis group Marijuana Majority.
This is a mainstream issue that politicians are…