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  • by Erik Altieri, NORML Executive Director July 23, 2012

    New polling data from SurveyUSA shows growing support for Washington State’s marijuana legalization initiative, I-502.

    The new survey found that 55 percent approve of the initiative, with just 32 percent opposed and 13 percent undecided. The poll was conducted from July 16th through 17th and involved 600 likely voters. You can read more about the SurveyUSA poll here. This is a significant upward swing in support for I-502, previous polling in June had only 50% of voters supporting Initiative 502 to 37% opposed.

    The Seattle Times is also reporting that initiative proponents plan on kicking off a million dollar advertising campaign in August.

  • by Erik Altieri, NORML Executive Director February 25, 2012

    A new survey of likely Washington state voters by Public Policy Polling shows 47% percent support I-502, an initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use. Only 39% of respondents were opposed and 15% remained undecided.

    New Approach Washington, the group backing the initiative, turned in about 278,000 valid signatures at the end of January, a little over 20,000 more than required to qualify for the ballot. Since the legislature has declined action on the initiative, it will almost certainly go before voters in Washington this November.

    For more information and updates on I-502, visit New Approach Washington’s website here.

    You can view the full poll from PPP by clicking here.