- Nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvanians support legalizing marijuana for adults and establishing a statewide system to regulate and tax sales including majorities of the state’s conservative, moderate and liberal voters.
- That’s according to a new statewide survey, commissioned by the Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition (PCC) industry group and conducted by Harrisburg-based Harper Polling, that found 62 percent of likely voters in favor of legal, regulated sales to adults 21 and over.
- Published on Wednesday, the poll indicates indicates an opportunity for Republican candidates looking to win over voters, according to a memo published Wednesday alongside the poll results.
- The poll suggests that one reason for the broad support for legalization is financial: Voters across all key demographics, the survey found, would rather see the state regulate and tax adult-use cannabis as opposed to raising income, sales and business taxes.
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