Items tagged with opinion polls

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Two thirds of Germans are against cannabis legalization, survey shows [13.11.2017] 63 percent of German citizens are opposed to the legalization of marijuana, a new survey released by research institute Forsa has found. 34 percent o...
Les 500 000 fumeurs suisses de cannabis valent une fortune [05.11.2017] Le cannabis légal ? La bataille politique promet d’être âpre, mais les vents poussent en ce sens. Le succès commercial de l’herbe en vente légale, le...
Record-high support for legalizing marijuana use in U.S. [25.10.2017] Americans continue to warm to legalizing marijuana, with 64% now saying its use should be made legal. This is the highest level of public support Gal...
What a probable Jamaica coalition means for possible cannabis legalisation in Germany [05.10.2017] With the SPD out of the picture, Merkel will depend on two smaller parties, the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and Green Party ( Die Grünen ) to form a gove...
Near majority of Canadians back legal pot but it doesn’t look like a vote-getter in 2019: poll [21.09.2017] Canadians are divided on legalizing recreational marijuana, with nearly half supporting the sale and distribution of the illicit substance, however m...
Les Suisses sont prêts à légaliser le cannabis [16.08.2017] Allumer un petit joint et frémir à la vue de la police, une situation bientôt révolue? La majorité de la population serait favorable à une levée de l...
Canada and eight US states have done it. Why can't NSW legalise cannabis? [24.04.2017] In Australia the long arm of the law still has a long reach, waging a war on drugs. Last year, there were more than 26,000 criminal incidents of cann...
Support for marijuana legalization at all-time high [20.04.2017] Sixty-one percent of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, a five-point increase from last year and the highest percentage ever recorded in ...
Public support for marijuana legalization surged in 2016 [29.03.2017] Public support for marijuana legalization in the US surged in 2016, according to data just released from the General Social Survey. Last year 57 perc...
Four of five Danes support legalising medical cannabis [27.02.2017] More than 80 percent of Danes are in favour of legalising the medical use of cannabis, a new survey has found, increasing the chance that a pilot sch...
White House hints at crackdown on recreational marijuana [23.02.2017] White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana. “...
Five things to know about weed in Germany [24.11.2016] The debate about legalizing cannabis continues in Germany - court cases in recent years have granted permission to use the drug for medical purposes,...
Why is support for marijuana legalization hitting record heights? [20.10.2016] A record number of American citizens support marijuana legalization, according to two new national polls, in a continuation of multi-year trend. Sixt...
Americans’ support for marijuana legalization is now higher than ever [12.10.2016] Five states will vote on whether to fully legalize marijuana in November. Supporters of those initiatives got some pretty good news: Support for mari...
Cannabis: un Français sur deux favorable à un débat sur la législation [10.10.2016] Un sondage réalisé par Ipsos est présenté au Sénat, à l'occasion d'un colloque sur la législation du cannabis. Il révèle que 52% des Français sont fa...
Wide support for decriminalisation of cannabis for personal use, poll suggests [15.08.2016] A new poll by the New Zealand Drug Foundation shows almost 65 per cent of New Zealanders want personal possession of cannabis decriminalised or made ...
Gallup: More than 33 million American adults currently use marijuana [07.08.2016] A new Gallup poll finds that percent of American adults who say they currently smoke marijuana has nearly doubled over the past three years. In 2013,...
Cannabis bill skips committee stage, directly to House floor [20.07.2016] A bill to legalize cannabis will go to the Lower House, the justice and social affairs committees decided when presented with 1,700 amendments. Most ...
Danes want legal cannabis, but govt vows crackdown [27.06.2016] Amidst a new debate on cannabis, spurred by a massive police action at Christiania, a majority of Danes are in favour of legalization. Berlingske new...
Cannabis legalisation: 47% support sale of drug through licensed shops, poll reveals [08.04.2016] Strong support for legalising the sale of cannabis through licensed shops has emerged in an opinion poll in the UK. Some 47 per cent of people back t...
Majority of Canadians agree pot should be legal: poll [29.02.2016] A strong majority in Canada agree with the Liberal government’s plan to legalize marijuana, and half of them feel users should be able to grow their ...
Majority approve of legalized, regulated, taxed cannabis [07.11.2015] In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1256 Canadian voters, the majority, close to 6-in-10, approve of the Liberal gov...
UN: Swedish drug rules violate human rights [07.11.2015] Sweden's drug policies have come in for harsh criticism from the UN. Effective treatments against drug abuse, such as needle exchange programmes, are...
In U.S., 58% back legal marijuana use [21.10.2015] A majority of Americans continue to say marijuana use should be legal in the United States, with 58% holding that view, tying the high point in Gallu...
Majority of Canadians support decriminalizing marijuana: poll [18.08.2015] More Canadians than ever support decriminalizing marijuana, according to a new Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News. Ipsos found 65 per cent...
Cities renew effort to cultivate marijuana; parliament still opposed [13.07.2015] The city of Utrecht, as well as the cities of Rotterdam, Nijmegen, Eindhoven, Heerlen and Tilburg, are still investigating whether cannabis cultivati...
Survey finds strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and decriminalization [17.03.2015] A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of d...
A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time [04.03.2015] For the first time, the General Social Survey – a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standa...
Marijuana activists push legalization of medical cannabis in Costa Rica [25.02.2015] Pien Metaal, who follows Latin American drug law reform ... told The Tico Times ... that legalizing medical marijuana in Costa Rica “would clearly se...
Poll: One year of legalized pot hasn't changed Coloradans' minds [27.12.2014] A year of legalized recreational marijuana hasn't changed many Coloradans' minds on the groundbreaking shift — though more than one-third say the sta...
Support for legal pot down off its high [06.11.2014] Even as the national experiment legalizing recreational pot spread this week to Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., a new poll suggests the enthusia...
Huge majority thinks 'war on drugs' has failed, new poll finds [04.10.2014] An increasing proportion of Britons favours a more liberal approach to drugs and would support decriminalisation strategies, according to a comprehen...
La légalisation du cannabis est inévitable selon un expert en politique des drogues [24.07.2014] La légalisation du cannabis fait peu à peu son chemin dans le monde, suscitant un débat politique qui dure depuis l'an dernier au Maroc. Après que l’...
Majority of Australians support medical marijuana [22.07.2014] Almost two-thirds of Australians support the legalisation of cannabis for medicinal purposes, according to a new poll which coincides with a renewed ...
Most Canadians want pot laws relaxed, poll shows [17.07.2014] A strong majority of Canadians think the federal government should either legalize marijuana or decriminalize the possession of small amounts, accord...
Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes [08.01.2014] Sixty-five percent of Germans say they would reject relaxing laws restricting the production, sale and consumption of marijuana, according to the stu...
The Netherlands is ready to regulate cannabis [19.12.2013] Barely a week after an opinion poll showed that 65% of the Dutch are in favour of regulating cannabis production just as in Uruguay, the minister of ...
Weed all about it [12.12.2013] “A critical turning point in the failed war against drugs,” is the verdict of Martin Jelsma of the Drugs and Democracy Programme at the Transnational...
Most Jamaicans support ganja decriminalisation - study [27.11.2013] A recent study has found that a majority of Jamaica ’s population may be in support of relaxing the laws prohibiting the use of marijuana. The study,...
D66 Liberals to draft regulated marijuana production proposal [20.11.2013] The D66 Liberal party, currently the second biggest party in The Netherlands in recent polls, is drawing up draft legislation for the regulated produ...
Une majorité de français en faveur de l’autorisation du cannabis sous conditions [13.11.2013] Le 12 novembre dernier, l' Observatoire Français des Drogues et Toxicomanies (OFDT) publiait les résultats de son étude EROPP 2012 « Perception et op...
New high: Majority of Americans now favor legalizing marijuana [22.10.2013] For the first time, a majority of Americans, 58%, favor legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. That number was just 12% i...
Majority of Texas voters want to legalize marijuana [08.10.2013] A majority of Texas voters support marijuana legalization, according to a recent survey. Public Policy Polling found that 58 percent of Texans "suppo...
Majority of the Dutch favour cannabis legalisation [03.10.2013] An opinion poll in the Netherlands in August 2013 showed that 54% of the Dutch are in favour of legalising cannabis, while 38% opposes it. There is n...
Uruguay Marijuana Polls Good News for Regional Proponents [12.09.2013] While public opinion remains largely opposed to marijuana regulation in Uruguay, a new poll shows support for the bill is growing, especially among l...
Copenhageners cautiously support legal cannabis, but provinces unconvinced [05.05.2013] Copenhagen's mayor, Frank Jensen, has asked for a three-year trial of legal marijuana in Copenhagen and he has a majority of City Hall on his side. A...
Is the war on drugs nearing an end? [07.04.2013] For four decades, libertarians, civil rights activists and drug treatment experts have stood outside of the political mainstream in arguing that the ...
Majority of Americans support legalization of marijuana [05.04.2013] Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse. ...
Marijuana legalization may be unstoppable [28.02.2013] US Attorney General Eric Holder told America to expect a decision " soon" on how he'll respond to the recent legalization of pot by Colorado and Wash...
Majority of California voters support legalizing pot, poll finds [27.02.2013] A record but still narrow majority of California voters, or 54 percent, favor legalizing marijuana for personal, recreational use with age limits and...

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