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Poll shows Ohioans favor recreational pot use

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HAMDEN, CT.- A new poll shows a majority of Ohio voters support allowing both medical and recreational marijuana use.

The Quinnipiac University survey shows that 51 percent support allowing adults to possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

87 percent support allowing medical marijuana usage. 

This even though 55 percent of Ohio voters say they've never tried pot.

There is a gender gap though on the issue of personal marijuana usage.

Fifty nine percent of ohio's male voters support allowing it, while 51 percent of women oppose allowing personal pot use.

Forty-seven percent of buckeye state voters say marijuana and alcohol are equally dangerous. 

Fourteen percent think pot is more dangerous than alcohol, while 36 percent think it's less dangerous.

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