Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

Some 77 percent of likely voters in Florida have said they will cast ballots in favor of Amendment 2 -- which would change the state's constitution to legalize cannabis for medicinal useVoters in the US state of Florida appear overwhelmingly inclined to legalize medical marijuana in a referendum November 8, a new poll out Tuesday shows. Some 77 percent of likely voters in the southeastern state have said they will cast ballots in favor of Amendment 2 — which would change the state’s constitution to legalize cannabis for medicinal use — according to the survey conducted by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) at the University of North Florida. In 2014 the institution found that 67 percent of Florida voters approved of the measure, after conducting a similar survey during the same time frame.

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