Poll: Nearly 9 out of 10 Floridians support medical marijuana

Medical Marijuana
Posted at 10:38 PM, May 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-05 19:59:11-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -  Nearly 9 out of 10 Floridians support marijuana for medical use, according to a new poll.

The poll released by Quinnipiac University found 88 percent of Florida voters support allowing adults to use marijuana for medical purposes, if a doctor prescribes it.  Every age group polled registered support of at least 80 percent.

The poll also showed that 53 percent of Floridians believe adults should be able to possess a small amount of marijuana for personal use.  Quinnipiac University says the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.6 percent.