Article by Matt Young, CTV News
A majority of Saskatchewan residents support the legalization of marijuana,according to a new poll by Insightrix Research.
Just over 58 per cent of respondents either somewhat or strongly agree with cannabis legalization. Nearly 40 per cent oppose the legalization, while almost two per cent preferred not to say.
The poll surveyed 802 SaskWatch Research panel members online.
Support for marijuana legalization is strongest among younger people.
According to the poll, 38 per cent of people18 to 34 years old are strongly supportive, compared to 28 per cent of those 35 to 54 years old. Women are more likely to oppose legalization than men.