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Poll: Vermonters support legalizing pot

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CASTLETON, Vt. -

A new poll shows Vermonters support legalizing marijuana.

In a survey conducted earlier this month by the Castleton Polling Institute, 57 percent of respondents said they favor making marijuana legal for adults, taxing it and regulating it like alcohol; 34 percent were opposed.

The poll results were released by the Marijuana Policy Project. The pro-pot group says the poll results show "people are fed up with marijuana prohibition."

The Legislature this year passed a bill that would study the impacts of legalizing and taxing pot.

Click here for the full results of the poll.

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