Legal marijuana states map. State also has a medical marijuana law. Colorados first retail marijuana. Marijuana was on the ballot in nine states on tuesday. It was the first state to legalize medical marijuana back in 1996.
The map has a lot of overlap with the places where the marijuana policy project mpp the group that helped launch legal weed in colorado already has workers on the ground in preparation for. Of those states washington and colorado have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The following states have medical marijuana laws enacted. Marijuana legalization in 2019 is looking to make major strides toward what is an inevitable future.
States with legal medical marijuana and sales. Here are the states where marijuana is legal. Medical marijuana is now legal in 20 states and the district of columbia. Its been over 20 years since california became the first state to make marijuana legal medical use of it that is.
California became even more pot friendly in 2016 when it made it legal to use and carry up to an ounce of marijuana. Massachusetts made history tuesday with the launch of the first recreational marijuana stores on the east coast more than two years after voters decided to legalize non medical cannabis. Voters in four statesflorida montana north dakota and arkansaswere asked to cast their votes on medical marijuana initiatives while.