EXCLUSIVE WTHR/HPI Poll: Overwhelming support for medical marijuana in Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Nearly three quarters of respondents to a new statewide survey think Indiana should legalize medical marijuana.

The WTHR/HPI Indiana Poll has 73% supporting medical marijuana with 25% opposed and only 2% undecided or refusing to answer the poll question.

Democrats were most likely to support the measure with 82% support followed by independents with 77% support and republicans with 59%.

Hoosiers older than 65 had the lowest level of support but still favored legalization 57% to 41%.

WTHR commissioned the poll with Howey Politics Indiana. The Public Opinion Strategies poll surveyed 600 likely voters in the state from October 3-5. It has a four-point margin of error.