* From the latest Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll…
Some in Springfield have proposed that the state should make it legal for people with certain health issues to be prescribed small amounts of marijuana. Generally speaking, do you favor or oppose legalized medical marijuana in Illinois?
Strongly favor 40.0%
Strongly oppose 25.3%
Other/Don’t know 4.5%
In case you’re somewhat math-challenged, that’s 63.3 percent in favor and 32.1 percent opposed.
The poll of 600 registered voters in Illinois was taken Jan 27 to Feb 8. The statewide sample has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.