NZ Herald 17 August 2019
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“just 39% of responders to a new survey say they will vote yes. And a growing number of Green Party voters – whose party has pushed for the referendum – are saying they are now opposed to the bid to make pot legal.”
Similar results to polls on Newshub and ONENews.
Support for the personal use cannabis referendum has plummeted, with just 39 per cent of responders to a new survey saying they will vote yes.
And a growing number of Green Party voters – whose party has pushed for the referendum – are saying they are now opposed to the bid to make pot legal.
Voters will have their say at next year’s election over a potential legal cannabis market; which would allow for special bars for consumption, special outlets and sales and strict rules for home-grown cannabis.
But just 39 per cent of those who take part in a new survey carried out by Horizon Research – commissioned by New Zealand’s largest licensed medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics – have said they support legalising the personal use of cannabis.
Support in the survey – which featured 1003 respondents – is down from 52 per cent in April, and 60 per cent in November last year.
It is the third such survey the company has commissioned on the referendum.
“On the current trajectory, the referendum is heading for certain defeat,” Helius Therapeutics executive director Paul Manning told the Weekend Herald.
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