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Cannabis Legalization

Legalization Across the United States

Which states have legalized Medical and Recreational marijuana.

While 18 states now allow for adult recreational use and 36 allow for medical use, nationwide legalization is still a long journey away. Here’s our guide to the current status of cannabis across the United States

States with recreational use

 The first state to ever legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes is of course Colorado, however since their 2012 legalization, 17 other states have joined the fun.

Recreational

Here’s a complete list of states that have fully legalized recreational cannabis use:
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Illinois
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan
Montana
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Oregon
Rhode Island
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington, DC

Medical

 The first state to ever legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes is of course Colorado, however since their 2012 legalization, 17 other states have joined the fun.

Illegal

)Here’s a complete list of states that have not legalized cannabis use in any way and what their current status is: