Where Is Marijuana Legal?

As more and more states legalize marijuana, it’s important to know where your state of residence stands with marijuana’s legal use.

In 2012, Colorado and Washington were the first states to approve recreational marijuana. In 2014, Alaska, Oregon, and the District of Columbia also legalized recreational marijuana. In addition to these four states, the following also allow recreational use of marijuana:

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • Colorado
  • Montana
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Virginia
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • Vermont
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine

There are 10 states that allow CBD products and other products low in THC, even though it’s not available for recreational use:

  • Wyoming
  • Texas
  • Iowa
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee
  • Wisconsin
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia

There are several states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Marijuana can be helpful for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), HIV/AIDS, Crohn’s disease, Epilepsy and seizures, Glaucoma, Multiple sclerosis and muscle spasms, severe and chronic pain, and severe nausea or vomiting caused by cancer treatment. These states include:

  • Utah
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • Oklahoma
  • Missouri
  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • Alabama
  • Mississippi
  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • Vermont
  • Rhode Island

Only three states have no public program for marijuana use:

  • Idaho
  • Nebraska
  • Kansas

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