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Support For Medical Marijuana Transcends Political Affiliation

Key clinical point: Most Americans support the use of medical marijuana.

Major finding: In a recent survey, 84% of respondents supported cancer patients’ use of medical marijuana.

Study details: The National Cancer Opinion Survey is an annual survey commissioned by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and conducted by the Harris Poll. This year, the poll was conducted online from July 9 to Aug. 10, 2019, and had 4,001 respondents.

Disclosures: The poll was supported by the Mission Endowment of ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation.


ASCO 2019 Cancer Opinions Survey results.