Results that Reinforce Your Arguments
The Decision Co. executed a survey that reinforced PCC’s argument: Pennsylvanians support allowing the sale of adult-use cannabis. The survey illustrated that support held across typical partisan and geographic divisions in the state. TDC’s data and findings provided indisputable evidence that Pennsylvanians would prefer to see the state legalize, regulate, and tax the sale of adult-use cannabis instead of raising income, sales, and business taxes.
Furthermore, the data showed a clear path forward for persuading Republican legislators to support adult-use cannabis. Far from being an electoral drag, supporting adult use of cannabis had potentially positive effects for a Republican legislator. These findings led to an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Some Pa. Republicans are open to legalizing marijuana after coronavirus blew a hole in the budget: ‘It’s inevitable’.