Survey: More than half of North Carolinians favor medical marijuana

by Dawn M. Kurry
Richmond County Daily Journal

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Jon Kennedy represents the North Carolina chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and recently conducted a survey that shows 58 percent of North Carolinians as being in favor of medical marijuana.

Contributed photo Jon Kennedy represents the North Carolina chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and recently conducted a survey that shows 58 percent of North Carolinians as being in favor of medical marijuana.

A poll conducted by Public Policy Polling reveals that most North Carolinians believe a doctor should have the right to prescribe marijuana for patients. Support for medical marijuana is at 58 percent overall, with 33 percent opposed and 9 percent undecided. A majority of every age group younger than 65 supports medical marijuana. The poll reached 608 North Carolina voters between Jan. 10 and 13.

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