Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2018 Data Tables

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Q35. There is currently an initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in Michigan through a ballot proposal in November’s statewide election. Regardless of the details of that specific proposal, to what extent would you — in your role as a local official — generally support or oppose legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana in Michigan?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
There is currently an initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in Michigan through a ballot proposal in November’s statewide election. Regardless of the details of that specific proposal, to what extent would you — in your role as a local official — generally support or oppose legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana in Michigan? Strongly Support 7% 7% 7% 10% 8%
Somewhat Support 15% 12% 15% 13% 13%
Neither Support nor Oppose 28% 16% 24% 26% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 6% 11% 12% 9% 10%
Strongly Oppose 38% 48% 35% 35% 44%
Don't Know 5% 6% 7% 7% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
There is currently an initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in Michigan through a ballot proposal in November’s statewide election. Regardless of the details of that specific proposal, to what extent would you — in your role as a local official — generally support or oppose legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana in Michigan? Strongly Support 8% 8% 6% 5% 7% 8%
Somewhat Support 14% 12% 14% 13% 13% 13%
Neither Support nor Oppose 19% 17% 15% 22% 31% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 9% 12% 11% 11% 7% 10%
Strongly Oppose 43% 46% 46% 44% 39% 44%
Don't Know 7% 6% 7% 5% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
There is currently an initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in Michigan through a ballot proposal in November’s statewide election. Regardless of the details of that specific proposal, to what extent would you — in your role as a local official — generally support or oppose legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana in Michigan? Strongly Support 14% 8% 4% 6% 8% 7% 8%
Somewhat Support 17% 12% 11% 13% 16% 11% 13%
Neither Support nor Oppose 15% 22% 15% 20% 18% 22% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 8% 6% 10% 11% 11% 15% 10%
Strongly Oppose 40% 43% 54% 41% 43% 40% 44%
Don't Know 6% 8% 6% 8% 5% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.