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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 53% 42% 5% 214
Alaska 75% 24% 1% 150
Arizona 56% 41% 3% 287
Arkansas 43% 55% 3% 138
California 64% 33% 4% 2,042
Colorado 68% 28% 4% 250
Connecticut 75% 21% 4% 210
Delaware 63% 35% 2% 160
District of Columbia 72% 24% 4% 227
Florida 64% 32% 4% 952
Georgia 57% 39% 4% 449
Hawaii 70% 25% 6% 171
Idaho 58% 37% 5% 148
Illinois 66% 32% 2% 687
Indiana 54% 42% 5% 269
Iowa 64% 35% 1% 156
Kansas 62% 33% 5% 136
Kentucky 46% 47% 6% 183
Louisiana 48% 47% 5% 197
Maine 71% 27% 2% 160
Maryland 71% 27% 2% 357
Massachusetts 84% 14% 3% 419
Michigan 65% 32% 3% 494
Minnesota 61% 35% 3% 303
Mississippi 42% 55% 4% 132
Missouri 56% 37% 7% 300
Montana 74% 23% 3% 130
Nebraska 61% 39% 1% 146
Nevada 74% 26% 1% 155
New Hampshire 75% 22% 3% 175
New Jersey 66% 31% 3% 470
New Mexico 59% 40% 1% 161
New York 70% 26% 4% 1,083
North Carolina 58% 35% 7% 509
North Dakota 54% 42% 4% 137
Ohio 56% 40% 4% 543
Oklahoma 60% 36% 4% 174
Oregon 73% 25% 3% 242
Pennsylvania 64% 32% 4% 631
Rhode Island 68% 25% 7% 173
South Carolina 51% 44% 5% 234
South Dakota 65% 34% 1% 129
Tennessee 51% 47% 2% 282
Texas 52% 44% 3% 1,137
Utah 69% 27% 4% 141
Vermont 86% 12% 2% 189
Virginia 67% 29% 4% 412
Washington 70% 26% 4% 400
West Virginia 41% 53% 6% 145
Wisconsin 63% 33% 3% 275

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