FILE – This Jan. 1, 2018 photo shows marijuana on display at Harborside marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutors to pursue violators of federal marijuana laws, not only states that legalized recreational pot are at risk of a crackdown, but so is most of the rest of America. All but four states allow some form of medical marijuana, even Sessions’ home state of Alabama. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)(Photo: Mathew Sumner, AP)
A recent poll has found strong support for medical marijuana legislation in South Carolina.
Sixty-one percent of the people surveyed last month by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy expressed support for a bill that would allow South Carolina doctors to prescribe medical marijuana for specific conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorders. A total of 31 percent were opposed and 8 percent had no opinion.
The poll showed the lowest support for medical marijuana is in the Upstate, where 53 percent of respondents expressed support and 35 percent were opposed. Support for medical marijuana topped the 60-percent threshold in every other