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Poll: Growing medical marijuana should be legal in Ga.

An exclusive 11Alive News/Survey USA poll says a two-thirds of Georgia voters feel that growing marijuana for medical purposes should be made legal in the state.
This photo taken on July 15, 2014 shows a cannabis plant growing in a garden in Cologne, Germany.

ATLANTA (WXIA) – An exclusive 11Alive News/Survey USA poll says a two-thirds of Georgia voters feel that growing marijuana for medical purposes should be made legal in the state.

The poll indicates 23 percent of voters say growing marijuana for medical use should remain illegal. Seniors, and those who identify as "strong Republicans and very conservative" voters are the ones most likely to oppose legalization of growing medical marijuana.

Photos | Results from the exclusive poll

Forty-two percent of voters say recreational use of marijuana should be made legal, but a larger percentage, 48 percent, oppose the legalization of recreational use. Younger voters and liberals are most likely to support legalization.

DIG DEEPER | See the full poll results, including breakdown among gender, age and household income

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Photos | The fight for medical marijuana in Georgia