Cannabis Legislation Map
Following is a breakdown of the states where cannabis is currently legal for recreational or medical purposes.
Cannabis-related initiatives appeared on four state’s ballots during the 2018 election.
In Michigan, voters approved a measure that will allow adults over the age of 21 to possess, grow and use small amounts of marijuana legally.
Voters in Utah, one of the nation’s most conservative states, approved legalization of medical marijuana. Qualified patients will be allowed to purchase 2 ounces of medical marijuana or products containing 10 grams of CBD or THC from a dispensary within a two-week period.
Missouri voters approved one of three medical marijuana measures on the ballot. Under Amendment 2, qualified patients and their caregivers can grow up to six marijuana plants and purchase at least 4 ounces of cannabis from dispensaries on a monthly basis.
In North Dakota, voters rejected a marijuana legalization measure, which would have set no limit on the amount of marijuana that people could possess or cultivate. Two years ago, the state did approve a medical cannabis initiative, which is still in place.
And earlier this year, Vermont became the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use through the legislative process, rather than via a ballot measure. The law allows adults 21 and over to grow and possess small amounts of cannabis. However, it does not permit the sale of non-medical cannabis.
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