Repub­li­cans com­pli­cate Biden’s elec­tion-year mar­i­jua­na push: Poll

Republicans complicate Biden’s election-year marijuana push: Poll

New polling shows vot­ers in Repub­li­can states sup­port­ing leg­is­la­tion that could open the door for mar­i­jua­na reform across the coun­try, albeit for very dif­fer­ent rea­sons than those gen­er­al­ly tout­ed by legal­iza­tion activists.
The trend might under­mine efforts by Pres­i­dent Joe Biden to shore up his elec­toral coali­tion ahead of the 2024 gen­er­al elec­tion by advanc­ing mar­i­jua­na reforms he promised on the 2020 cam­paign trail.
The Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er reviewed a poll con­duct­ed by Forbes Tate Part­ners on behalf of the Coali­tion for Cannabis Pol­i­cy, Edu­ca­tion, and Reg­u­la­tion pri­or to its pub­li­ca­tion on Tues­day, which showed a major­i­ty of vot­ers in Mis­souri, Ohio, and Wyoming sup­port­ing the STATES Act, a bipar­ti­san bill that would see fed­er­al mar­i­jua­na pol­i­cy mim­ic th …