Poll: Upstaters favor medical marijuana

medical marijuana signCornell's Empire State Poll reports that more than 60 percent of New Yorkers support medical marijuana. One possibly surprising finding: the poll found more support for medical pot upstate than downstate -- 67 percent vs 62 percent (margin of error 4.9).

A Quinnipiac Poll released earlier this year reported similar results -- 71 percent of New York voters favored the legalization of medical marijuana and the idea had strong support across pretty much every demographic group.

There's already a bill in the legislature that would legalize medical marijuana. Sixteen states (including DC) currently allow medical marijuana in some form, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

[via @NickReisman and LoHud]

photo: Flickr user Caveman 92223

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I'm suddenly hungry and I don't know why.

Just legalize it completely already and tax the heck out of it.

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