KING 5 poll: State voters favor marijuana proposal

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by Robert Mak

KING5.com

A KING 5 poll finds 57% of registered voters in Washington state support a new proposal to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, subjecting purchases to a tax.

SurveyUSA found 39% oppose the idea, which has been submitted as a statewide initiative.

The poll of 613 registered voters was conducted between November 21-23, 2011, and has a margin of +/-4%.

The poll finds the idea of legalizing marijuana most popular with the 50-64 age agroup (69%) supporting, while those over 65 were least likely to support it (48% supporting).

 

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