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Map of State Marijuana Legalization Laws

Published October 6, 2016

Updated On May 11, 2017

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Currently 46 of the 50 states have some form of marijuana legalization law on the books. Eight states—AK, CA, CO, MA, ME, NV, OR, and WA—and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use. More than half of the states—29—and DC have legalized medical marijuana. And an additional 17 allow legal use of only limited CBD/low THC marijuana for certain medical purposes. This map provides a visual lay of the land of state marijuana legalization laws, illustrating their prevalence and location nationwide.

State Marijuana Legalization Laws

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