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Monday Poll results: Should Missouri legalize marijuana?

On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize marijuana.
On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize marijuana. The Associated Press

This week we asked for your thoughts about legalizing marijuana in Missouri. And you answered, though it’s apparent that some of you got your friends to answer, too. Here are the results of the unscientific survey, based on more than 7,000 responses.

1) Should marijuana be legal for only medical use in Missouri?

Yes 41%

No 59%

2) Should marijuana be legal, as it is in Colorado and Washington state, for recreational use in Missouri?

Yes 94%

No 6%

3) Should the legal age to possess marijuana for recreational purposes be set at 18 or 21?

18 29%

21 71%

4) If marijuana is taxed in Missouri, the proceeds should go towards better....

Highways 17%

K-12 schools 66%

Higher education 16%

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