On Dec. 18, 2004 CNN released the following poll statistics (which are scheduled to be published in the Mar./Apr. 2005 edition of AARP The Magazine).
AARP National Poll, Nov. 2004
PRO (YES) to Med. MJ
CON (NO) or Neutral
"Should adults be allowed to legally use marijuana for medical purposes if a physician recommends it?"
N=1,706 adults, age 45 and older, polled in a random telephone survey conducted Nov. 10-21, 2004. MoE+/-2.5%
(To see our compilation of over 75 votes and polls on medical marijuana, click here.)
DEMOGRAPHICS -- The following demographics, published by CNN, indicate various percentages who agreed that "adults should be allowed to legally use marijuana for medical purposes if a physician recommends it."
Those in the Northeast
Those in the West
Those in the Midwest
Those in the Southwest
Those in the South
Those age 70 and older
Additional AARP Poll Data:
Those 70 and older who believe marijuana has medical benefits
Those age 50-69 who believe marijuana has medical benefits
Those age 45-49 who believe marijuana has medical benefits
Total who believe marijuana is addictive
Those age 70 and older who believe marijuana is addictive
Those age 45-49 who believe marijuana is addictive