81% of Mississippians support medical marijuana, survey finds

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – A California based research company revealed that more than 80% of Mississippians support medical marijuana.

FM3 Research says it conducted telephone surveys with 600 Mississippians likely to vote in the November 2020 general election.

“In principle, four in five (81%) Mississippi voters support doctors being able to recommend medical marijuana to patients with medical conditions and serious illnesses,” wrote the pollsters in a key findings memo, “and more than two-thirds (68%) do so strongly.”

Support for Medical Marijuana, according to FM3 Research
Support for Medical Marijuana, according to FM3 Research (Source: FM3 Research)

The company said the results show that Mississippians strongly favor permitting access to medical marijuana through Initiative 65.

Mississippi voters will have a choice to vote on this issue on November 3.

Voters will have a choice between Initiative 65, which was placed on the ballot with the signatures of 228,000 Mississippians, or Alternative 65A, which was placed on the by ballot by the state legislature.

Source:  https://www.wlbt.com/2020/09/02/mississippians-support-medical-marijuana-survey-finds/