Florida Split on Gay Marriage, Oppose Legalizing Pot: Poll

Floridians opposed to legalizing marijuana 52-42 percent

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012  |  Updated 7:23 AM EDT
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A new poll says Florida voters are split on gay marriage, but they oppose legalizing marijuana.
 
A survey done by Quinnipiac University found that 45 percent oppose gay marriage, while 43 percent support it.  That's a change from last May when 50 percent opposed same-sex marriage.

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Fifty-two percent are opposed to making marijuana legal while 42 percent say the drug should be made legal. The states of Washington and Colorado recently legalized small amounts.

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On other issues: 73 percent of voters said they oppose an effort to let colleges like the University of Florida charge higher tuition rates. Sixty-six percent also said they opposed charging more tuition for certain majors.
 
Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,261 registered voters. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.8 percent.

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