Greater than 70% of individuals polled in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette respectively stated they’re for legalizing leisure marijuana use.
NEW ORLEANS — Extra Louisianans are saying they’re for the legalization of leisure marijuana use, a survey of registered voters stated.
The survey, published Monday by JMC Analytics and Polling, stated greater than two-thirds of responders favored legalizing each medicinal and leisure marijuana in Louisiana — That is up from 54% from final 12 months.
Louisianans’ opinions on the usage of marijuana are swaying in direction of fewer restrictions, and almost each demographic group confirmed sturdy assist for enjoyable the Bayou State’s marijuana legal guidelines, the ballot stated.
Regardless of the sturdy assist for enjoyable marijuana legal guidelines amongst most Louisianans, there’s one factor in frequent amongst most people who find themselves against the notion: Age.
“Normally, there was broad settlement on marijuana utilization, however the one demographic variable the place opinion was noticeably much less favorable was the age of the respondent: These 65 years outdated or over are a lot much less prone to be supportive of marijuana than these youthful than 65 years outdated,” the survey stated.
Individuals 64 years outdated or youthful who responded to the survey had been considerably extra prone to be for leisure of marijuana legal guidelines.
Ballot responders older than 64 stood out within the survey. Lower than a 3rd had been for legalizing each leisure and medicinal marijuana use, however 30% had been for the legalization of medicinal marijuana alone.
As compared, 93% of 18-34 12 months olds, 78% of 35-54 12 months olds, and 65% of 55-64 12 months olds had been for legalizing each leisure and medicinal marijuana use in Louisiana.
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