Poll: New Jersey Supports Legalization, Social Equity, & Consumption Lounges

A poll from the Cannabis Law Practice of law firm Brach Eichler found 66 percent of New Jersians support broad cannabis legalization in the state, with 27 percent opposed and 7 percent unsure.

Last December, New Jersey lawmakers approved legislation that will see voters decide whether to enact the reforms in the Garden State in November, and the poll found 71 percent of respondents were aware of the impending vote while 29 percent were not aware.

A Monmouth University poll in April found similar support – 66 percent – among potential voters for the reforms, with 34 percent opposed.

A slight majority of respondents (55 percent) polled by Brach Eichler said recreational cannabis should be taxed at a higher rate than the current 6.625 percent sales tax, while 30 percent opposed a higher rate.

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