by Dawn M. Kurry
Richmond County Daily Journal
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.