FOX8 WGHP/Emerson Poll shows majority of North Carolinians support legalization of medical marijuanaPosted by On

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) – Results from a WGHP/Emerson College poll shows the majority of North Carolinians support the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Nearly three-quarters (72.5 percent) of those polled said they approve of the use of medical marijuana in North Carolina.

A total of 18.9 percent of those polled were opposed to medical marijuana in the state and 8.6 percent were unsure.

When asked if marijuana should be legalized for recreational purposes, 48.1 percent said yes while 39.3 percent said no.

A total of 12.6 percent said they were unsure.

When asked if federal agents should be used to quell protests and rioting, the response was nearly evenly split.

  • Yes, federal forces should be used: 42.1
  • Against the use of federal forces: 41.6
  • Unsure: 16.2

The poll found 48 percent of North Carolinians do not support removing the names of Confederate soldier from military installations, such as Fort Bragg.

Those who…

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