The midterm elections are just over two weeks away and the fate of Measure 3 is still unknown. A recent poll of over 400 North Dakotans showed 51% were in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana.
We asked some residents what their thoughts were on the issue. Some felt they needed to do more research on the topic before they could give an informed answer. Others disagreed with the wording of the measure, saying it needed some work before they thought it had a chance of passing. One man felt that North Dakota just isn’t ready for measure like this.
“Minot is just so much of a small family community that I don’t think that it’s willing to change, you know? And also, compete with the major cities,” says Minot Resident.