A recent poll conducted by WTHR/HPI shows that a majority of Indiana voters support legalizing medical marijuana. The poll focused mainly on those most likely to vote. An overwhelming vote supporting the initiative is expected.
A passage of legal medical marijuana in Indiana would show the state’s lawmakers that Indiana residents are ready for change, WTHR reports. The results of the poll show 73 percent support. Only 25 percent of those polled oppose medical marijuana. The remaining 2 percent are undecided.
A further breakdown of the poll shows that Democratic voters show the most support, with 82 percent of those polled showing support of legal medical marijuana. Independent voters support medical marijuana by 77 percent. Republican voters bring up the bottom of the polls, but still show majority support at 59 percent.
Those ages 65 and older show the lowest support, but also show a slight majority with 57 percent support.
Senate Bill 284 to legalize medical marijuana in Indiana failed in 2015 in Indiana. The results of this poll show that the residents of the state want a medical marijuana industry.