Majority of New Yorkers Back Use of Recreational Marijuana
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Majority of New Yorkers Back Use of Recreational Marijuana

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June 10, 2019

A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals.

The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed, mirroring support registered in previous polls.

Support for pot legalization was consistent across all regions of the state.

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