Polls have revealed that 77 percent of voters in Utah and 62 percent in Oklahoma support the legalization of medical marijuanaProposals are expected to be included on the ballot in both states this year 30 other states have already legalized the drug for medical use to treat a variety of conditions such as chronic pain and arthritis
Utah and Oklahoma are expected legalize medical marijuana this year despite the fact that both are heavily conservative.
Polls have revealed that 77 percent of voters in Utah and 62 percent in Oklahoma support the legalization of medical marijuana.
If ballot measures are passed in November, the states will join the 30 others that have already legalized the drug for treating a variety of conditions such as chronic pain and arthritis.
Other conservative states including South Dakota and Missouri are also considering medical marijuana laws, which points to a rapid change of attitudes toward cannabis in the past three decades.
In 2018 Utah and Oklahoma are expected to join the 30 states that have already legalized marijuana for medical use as public opinion of the drug becomes increasingly positive
‘Consistent with past votes, we anticipate that voters in Utah and Oklahoma this November will decide to amend the law in a manner that comports with available science, public opinion, and the rapidly changing cultural and legal status of cannabis,’ Erik Altieri, executive director for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, told Daily Mail Online in a statement.
A 2017 poll from the Pew Research Center found that 61 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana, nearly double the number from two decades ago in 2000.
Opinions of legalization differ