Loudonville, N.Y. - A Siena College poll released Wednesday showed a majority of New Yorkers back the legalization of medical marijuana in the state.
In the report, 55 percent of New Yorkers supported the law. 33 percent opposed the measure. Democrats favored the legislation more than Republicans.
The Siena Research Institute surveyed 766 registered New York voters for the poll.
The poll also showed New Yorkers are split on the issue of hydrofracking. Researchers found 37 percent of those surveyed support the gas-drilling process, while 36 percent oppose it.
For the poll results, click here.