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37 States Where Marijuana Is Legal
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37 states and D.C. have now passed measures to legalize or decriminalize marijuana, according to a recent count by the New York Times.

The vast majority of these states have passed some form of medical legislation, with more conservative bills permitting only cannabis with minimal levels of THC. So far, two states have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

For a state-by-state comparison of marijuana laws, take a look below.

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(Source: New York Times)
Legal States (Recreational)
  1. Colorado
  2. Washington
Legal States (Medical)
  1. Alabama
  2. Alaska
  3. Arizona
  4. California
  5. Colorado
  6. Connecticut
  7. Delaware
  8. D.C.
  9. Florida
  10. Hawaii
  11. Illinois
  12. Iowa
  13. Kentucky
  14. Maine
  15. Maryland
  16. Massachusetts
  17. Michigan
  18. Minnesota
  19. Missouri
  20. Mississippi
  21. Montana
  22. Nevada
  23. New Hampshire
  24. New Jersey
  25. New Mexico
  26. New York
  27. North Carolina
  28. Oregon
  29. Rhode Island
  30. South Carolina
  31. Tennessee
  32. Utah
  33. Vermont
  34. Virginia
  35. Washington
  36. Wisconsin
Decriminalized States
  1. California
  2. Connecticut
  3. D.C.
  4. Maine
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Minnesota
  7. Mississippi
  8. Nebraska
  9. New Jersey
  10. New York
  11. Nevada
  12. North Carolina
  13. Ohio
  14. Oregon
  15. Rhode Island
  16. Vermont

For additional information on laws in each state, visit norml.org

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