A new poll showed that more than three-fourths of South Carolina voters are in favor of medical cannabis but support drops to half when asked about recreational marijuana.

"Seventy-eight percent of adults want to see cannabis legalized for medical purposes, while fifty-four percent are in favor of recreational legalization," according to the poll conducted in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

The Winthrop poll also found that Republicans are less likely to support cannabis legalization than Democrats.

However, a GOP congresswoman from the state said lawmakers who block the reform are “on the wrong side of history,” reported Marijuana Moment.

Results

For the medical marijuana question, strong majorities of both major parties back the reform, with 82 percent of Democrats and 71 percent of Republicans on board.

Additionally, there was a greater divide when it came to adult-use legalization, with …

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