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Cannabis Opinion Poll results announced

10/30/2018

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke (MCK)  wishes to announce the results of an opinion poll conducted last week on the topic of the sale of legal cannabis on the Territory.

The poll was conducted last week, with 425 persons participating. The combined total of those who agree with the sale of legal cannabis is 54.61%, while the combined total for ‘disagree’ is 42.55%.

The results are as follows:

  1. Should Kahnawą:ke allow the sale of legal cannabis on the Territory?

 

Strongly agree                     130     30.73%
Agree                                    101     23.88%   
Disagree                                34     8.04%
Strongly disagree               146     34.52%
I don’t know                           12     2.84%

  1. If the sale of cannabis is permitted on the Territory, should the sale be for:

Medical use only                174     46.52%
Recreational use only            6     1.60%
Both                                      194     51.87%

Please note that two ballots were spoiled, while 47 persons did not answer question #2.

The ballot boxes were secured by the Kahnawake Peacekeepers, and the counting was witnessed by four community members. The results will be brought to Chief & Council for analysis and further discussion, after which the MCK will be available for comment.

The MCK wishes to thank the people who participated in this important poll.

Please note that the moratorium on any sale of cannabis on the Territory remains in force. Additionally, a Hearing on the proposed Kahnawą:ke Cannabis Control Law will be announced shortly.

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