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State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 48% 48% 4% 180
Alaska 79% 18% 3% 146
Arizona 59% 37% 4% 286
Arkansas 51% 49% 1% 114
California 69% 27% 3% 1,596
Colorado 68% 26% 6% 209
Connecticut 74% 19% 7% 197
Delaware 67% 26% 7% 141
District of Columbia 78% 21% 1% 118
Florida 66% 30% 4% 933
Georgia 61% 35% 5% 360
Hawaii 70% 26% 4% 158
Idaho 60% 34% 5% 150
Illinois 66% 32% 2% 596
Indiana 56% 39% 5% 282
Iowa 61% 36% 3% 148
Kansas 56% 40% 4% 139
Kentucky 41% 50% 9% 175
Louisiana 49% 46% 5% 172
Maine 72% 25% 3% 167
Maryland 72% 26% 3% 282
Massachusetts 75% 21% 4% 366
Michigan 64% 33% 3% 447
Minnesota 61% 36% 2% 261
Missouri 61% 34% 4% 267
Montana 71% 23% 6% 138
Nebraska 57% 35% 8% 134
Nevada 71% 24% 5% 162
New Hampshire 73% 23% 4% 168
New Jersey 71% 25% 5% 421
New Mexico 64% 35% 1% 115
New York 74% 23% 3% 935
North Carolina 60% 33% 7% 391
North Dakota 52% 45% 3% 160
Ohio 59% 37% 4% 527
Oklahoma 60% 36% 4% 163
Oregon 72% 25% 3% 185
Pennsylvania 60% 35% 5% 590
Rhode Island 75% 23% 3% 156
South Carolina 47% 47% 7% 177
South Dakota 56% 40% 4% 140
Tennessee 54% 40% 6% 231
Texas 56% 38% 6% 953
Utah 63% 31% 6% 119
Vermont 78% 18% 4% 162
Virginia 64% 33% 3% 350
Washington 76% 21% 4% 308
West Virginia 44% 52% 3% 125
Wisconsin 60% 38% 3% 267
Wyoming 53% 43% 3% 125

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