11% Favor Legalizing, Regulating Cocaine
Voters may be sympathetic to legalizing marijuana with the proper controls, but they strongly draw the line at making cocaine legal.
Eighty-four percent (84%) of Likely U.S. Voters are opposed to legalizing cocaine even if it is regulated like alcohol and tobacco. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 11% favor legalizing cocaine under those terms. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters nationwide was conducted on May 12, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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