22 Feb 2017
Poll: Support building for legalized marijuana in TexasSupport for legalizing marijuana is on the rise in Texas, a new poll shows. More than 80% of Texans support legal cannabis of any kind, and 53% of those favor recreational use, according to a University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll released Tuesday. Those numbers increased from 76% and 42%, respectively, since a 2015 poll. In the latest poll:
- 32% of Texans would allow possession of small amounts.
- 30% would permit medical marijuana use.
- 21% would be OK with possession of any amount.
- 17% would not allow possession of any kind.