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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 27% 69% 3% 262
Alaska 53% 42% 5% 135
Arizona 44% 53% 3% 325
Arkansas 31% 66% 2% 155
California 49% 46% 5% 1,423
Colorado 49% 48% 3% 227
Connecticut 60% 35% 5% 147
Delaware 45% 46% 9% 121
Florida 48% 48% 4% 953
Georgia 39% 58% 3% 460
Hawaii 62% 36% 2% 123
Idaho 35% 61% 4% 150
Illinois 46% 52% 3% 566
Indiana 38% 58% 4% 343
Iowa 37% 59% 4% 158
Kansas 38% 62% < 1% 154
Kentucky 31% 65% 5% 216
Louisiana 31% 67% 3% 235
Maine 58% 38% 3% 125
Maryland 55% 42% 3% 254
Massachusetts 66% 29% 4% 248
Michigan 42% 54% 4% 425
Minnesota 41% 58% 1% 231
Mississippi 32% 64% 4% 157
Missouri 36% 62% 3% 312
Montana 43% 49% 8% 171
Nebraska 43% 50% 7% 156
Nevada 53% 43% 4% 143
New Hampshire 53% 41% 6% 108
New Jersey 57% 40% 3% 362
New Mexico 43% 52% 5% 131
New York 56% 41% 3% 748
North Carolina 40% 56% 4% 451
North Dakota 44% 55% 1% 179
Ohio 43% 55% 3% 526
Oklahoma 43% 54% 3% 190
Oregon 50% 46% 4% 158
Pennsylvania 41% 55% 4% 640
Rhode Island 54% 42% 4% 116
South Carolina 35% 60% 5% 227
South Dakota 32% 64% 4% 164
Tennessee 32% 63% 6% 339
Texas 39% 57% 4% 1,231
Utah 27% 70% 2% 164
Virginia 46% 52% 2% 412
Washington 47% 48% 5% 276
West Virginia 32% 64% 4% 144
Wisconsin 43% 56% 1% 299
Wyoming 38% 60% 2% 195

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