Support for the elimination of penalties for the possession of marijuana has increased sharply over the last two years

Posted at 12:01 am December 11, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Support for the elimination of penalties for the possession of marijuana has increased sharply over the last two years. Tile results of the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, show that almost half—–46 percent—- of adult New Jersey residents now agree that “penalties for the possession of a small amount of marijuana should be eliminated” while 51 percent are opposed. Two years ago, an earlier New jersey Poll found such a change opposed by a 34—56 margin.

 

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