States With Legal Medical and/or Adult Social ("Recreational") Use of Marijuana
States and cities that have opted to legally regulate adult social use and/or medical use of marijuana:
(17): Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, Washington (also Washington, DC)
(13): Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Hawaii, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island
Medical Marijuana Legalization
(35): Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana*, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota*, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York*, North Dakota, Ohio*, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania*, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia* (also, Washington, DC)
*no smoking allowed
Medical Marijuana Legalization - CBD Oil Only
(14): Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Hemp is now federally legal. Only two states in the country - Idaho and Mississippi - do not allow cultivation of hemp for commercial, research or pilot programs.
Cities That Have Legalized Marijuana
(5): Breckenridge, CO; Denver, CO; Portland, ME; South Portland, ME; Washington, DC
Cities That Have Decriminalized or Depenalized Marijuana
(57): Albuquerque, NM; Allentown, PA; Ann Arbor, MI; Athens, OH; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bellaire, OH; Berkeley, CA; Berkley, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cocoa Beach, FL; Columbia, MO; Dayton, OH; Daytona Beach, FL; Detroit, MI; East Lansing, MI; Eau Claire, WI; Ferndale, MI; Flint, MI; Fremont, OH; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Huntington Woods, MI; Jackson, MI; Jersey City, NJ; Kansas City, MO; Keego Harbor, MI; Lancaster, PA; Logan, OH; Madison, WI; Miami, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Monona, WI; Mount Pleasant, MI; New Orleans, LA; Newark, OH; Norfolk, VA; Norwood, OH; New York, NY; Oregon, OH; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Pleasant Ridge, MI; Portage, MI; Port Huron, MI; Roseville, OH; Saginaw, MI; State College, PA; Santa Fe, NM; St. Louis, MO; Tampa, FL; Toledo, OH; Wichita, KS; Windham, OH; York, PA
Cities That Have Made Marijuana Arrests the Lowest Depriority
(12): Eureka Springs, AR; Fayetteville, AR; Hailey; ID; Kalamazoo, MI; Oakland, CA; San Francsico, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Santa Monica, CA; Seattle, WA; Tacoma, WA; Tampa, FL; West Hollywood, CA
States That Have Decriminalized Entheogenic Plants (including Magic Mushrooms)
(1): Oregon, New Jersey*
*for possessing an ounce or less of mushrooms from a third-degree crime to a disorderly-persons offense
Cities That Have Decriminalized Entheogenic Plants (including Magic Mushrooms)
(8): Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Denver, CO; Oakland, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Somerville, MA; Vancouver, BC; Washington, DC
States That Have Decriminalized All Drugs
Countries That Have Legalized Marijuana
(2): Canada, Uruguay
Countries That Have Decriminalized All Drugs
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Steve Bloom. Virginia Legislature Agrees to Gov's Amendments, Legalizes Marijuana. CelebStoner.com, April 7, 2021.
State of NY. "Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis." Governor's Office. March 31, 2021.
"Madison Takes ‘Pot’shot at Wisconsin, Joins Growing List of Municipalities to Decriminalize Cannabis." National Law Review. Dec. 11, 2020.