Three Quarters of Utah Voters Support Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure

The initiative to expand the state's medical program will be voted on in 2018.

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August 8, 2017
St. George News
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Utah

According to the results of a recent poll released Monday, more than 75 percent of Utah voters support a proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Utah.

Published in The Salt Lake Tribune, the poll shows 78 percent of registered Utah voters strongly and somewhat support the 2018 ballot initiative. Twenty percent of those not in favor of the measure were evenly split between strongly and somewhat opposed, with 3 percent undecided.

The poll was conducted by Dan Jones & Associates and has a margin for error of plus or minus 3.95 percent.

“We’re happy to see that,” Doug Rice, a member of the Together for Responsible Use and Cannabis Education, or TRUCE, said over the phone Monday.

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