UT/TT Poll: Few Texans Would Keep Marijuana Illegal

Most Texans would support the legalization of marijuana for medical use, and close to a majority would support legalization for any use, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Only 23 percent of Texas registered voters said marijuana should be illegal in all cases. Another 28 percent would legalize it for medical use only, and 49 percent would legalize marijuana for any purpose, either in small quantities (32 percent) or in any quantities (17 percent).

“I’ve always thought that pot has been viewed as a social issue,” said Daron Shaw, co-director of the poll and a ...

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