Legalization By State

Use  this link to view the status of marijuana in each state.  The different categories in the map’s legend are defined below.

Recreational and Medical: In addition to medical marijuana programs, which users must enroll in, these states allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use in specific retail stores

Decriminalization: There is no criminal penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana

Medical: These states have programs that allow people to purchase marijuana for medicinal use

CBD Medical: State residents may possess Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a derivative of marijuana, for medicinal use

Decriminalization and Medical: State residents may purchase marijuana for medicinal use, and there is no criminal penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana

Decriminalization and CBD Medical: The state has no criminal penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana, and state residents may purchase CBD oil for medicinal use

None: These states do not allow any form of marijuana use or the use of its derivative products