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New poll shows 73% support research trial to evaluate cannabis regulation

A new Angus Reid poll shows that British Columbians overwhelmingly support the province undertaking a pilot study to evaluate the taxation and regulation of adult cannabis use. The survey, conducted between April 8 and 9, found that 73 per cent of British Columbians support a B.C. research trial conducted by local experts and health scientists [...]

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Poll: How would you allocate funds derived from cannabis tax revenue.

Downloads: Report, Polling Data, News Release A previously unreleased Angus Reid poll asked British Columbians how they would allocate funds under a provincial system taxing and regulating the adult use of cannabis.  31% of British Columbians believe the most effective way to allocate funds derived from cannabis tax revenue would be toward drug prevention and [...]

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Poll: British Columbians support regulation, ready for change

This poll illustrates British Columbians overwhelming support for moving away from cannabis prohibition toward a system of regulation and taxation, and that lawmakers continue to lag far behind public opinion on revamping cannabis laws in B.C. Click here for the raw data or click here for the graphs. The survey, conducted between October 22 and [...]

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Poll: Most British Columbians disagree that cannabis is more harmful than alcohol

Accompanying the report, Stop the Violence BC released polling data from Angus Reid that demonstrates that the majority of British Columbians: •    disagree that regular marijuana use is more harmful than regular alcohol use (59%) •    disagree with the statement that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug (54%) •    do not believe that marijuana [...]

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Poll: Results reflect political inaction, voter skepticism

Although politicians are elected to lead, a new poll shows that British Columbians have little faith that politicians can design policies that effectively reduce criminal, health and social harms stemming from the illegal marijuana trade. The Angus Reid poll shows that just 32% of British Columbians trust municipal politicians to develop effective marijuana policy. Trust [...]

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Poll: British Columbians link gang violence to illegal cannabis market

Recent polling data released by Stop the Violence BC overwhelmingly demonstrates that lawmakers lag far behind public opinion when it comes to revamping marijuana laws in BC. To summarize: A mere 12% of British Columbians support keeping current marijuana laws in place 81% of British Columbians are concerned about increasing gang violence in BC 87% [...]

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