Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana By Wide Margin, UMW Poll Shows

Virginians are growing increasingly supportive of the idea of legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults, according to a new University of Mary Washington statewide survey.

By a margin of 61 percent in favor and 34 percent opposed, Virginians said they support legalizing pot for adults, according to the poll, which was conducted Sept. 3-15 for UMW by Research America Inc. The rest were uncertain.

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