Percentage of U.S. adults that supported medical cannabis use among cancer patients in 2018, by personal experience with cancer*
Support for medical marijuana legalization 2018, by cancer experience
This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that supported medical marijuana use for, by personal experience with cancer, as of 2018. According to the survey, 87 percent of caregivers supported the use of medical marijuana among cancer patients.
Percentage of U.S. adults that supported medical cannabis use among cancer patients in 2018, by personal experience with cancer*
Have/had cancerFamily member/loved one had cancerCaregiverNo cancer experience
I support the use of medical marijuana among cancer patients87%86%87%82%
I support the use of medical marijuana for any medical reason74%76%83%75%
I am/was open to using medical marijuana to alleviate my cancer-related pain, nausea or other symptoms**62%---
I wish I had more information about the benefits of using medical marijuana to alleviate my cancer-related pain, nausea, or other symptoms**58%---
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Sources

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 10 to August 10, 2018

Number of respondents

base: 4,038

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "To what extent do you agree with the following statements?"

* Percentage that strongly/somewhat agree.
** Only asked among those who have/had cancer.

Support for medical marijuana legalization 2018, by cancer experience
This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that supported medical marijuana use for, by personal experience with cancer, as of 2018. According to the survey, 87 percent of caregivers supported the use of medical marijuana among cancer patients.
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