Confidence in Utah’s Medical Marijuana Initiative is Waning

With less than a month until the election, recent polls show that support has faded for Utah?s medical marijuana ballot measure, particularly among members of the Church of Latter-day Saints. Many attribute the change to a pledge made by the governor and cannabis advocates to push through a legislative compromise regardless of voters? conclusion on Prop 2.

The Salt Lake Tribune-Hinckley Institute of Politics poll suggests that slightly above 50 percent of Utah voters now support the ballot measure, a 15 percent dip from a similar survey conducted in June. Though 35 percent of the most recent poll?s respondents still indicated that they are strongly in favor of Prop 2, a full 46 percent said t...

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