New Poll Says Majority of Iowans Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana

A new poll shows that the majority of Iowans would support the use of medical marijuana. The Iowa Poll, conducted by Selzer and Co. for the Des Moines Register, says that 59 percent of Iowa adults support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, compared to 37 percent that oppose the idea. The Iowa Poll also says that 69 percent of Iowans oppose legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, while 28 percent support the idea.