Recent Polls Suggest NJ Residents Support Cannabis Legalization

While New Jersey legislators continue to debate the merits and practicalities of legalizing adult use recreational cannabis, a reElection Check Boxcent poll indicates that New Jerseyans have made up their minds: 58% of state residents favor legalization, whereas only 37% oppose.

The poll also addresses two key issues associated with cannabis reform:

1)  64% of New Jerseyans believe not only that regulation and taxation of cannabis would be a boon for the state’s economy, but also would not be bothered if a dispensary opened in their town; and

2)  45% of New Jerseyans believe that cannabis is less harmful than alcohol, as opposed to merely 12% of New Jerseyans who disagree.

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