Support for Marijuana Legalization Growing in New Hampshire

DURHAM, NH — A growing number of adults in New Hampshire support legalizing marijuana, according to a new poll released Thursday.

According to the Granite State Poll released Thursday, sponsored by WMUR-TV and conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, 60% of adults in New Hampshire support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, with only 35% opposed.  The remaining 5% were neutral or unsure.

The poll’s findings represent an increase since a similar Granite State Poll released in May, which found 54% in favor of legalization.

If marijuana were to be legalized in the Granite State, 70% of those polled approve of selling it at licensed retail outlets and taxing it, similar to how alcohol is sold.

Support for decriminalizing marijuana in New Hampshire is even…

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