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States Where Marijuana Is Legalized, Decriminalized or Medicalized

We've come a long way since marijuana was first decriminalized in Oregon in 1973. Here's a state-by-state breakdown:

Marijuana Legalization (8): Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada (also Washington, DC)

Marijuana Decriminalization (14): Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri*, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont

Medical Marijuana Legalization (30): Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida*, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana*, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota*, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York*, North DakotaOhio*, Oregon, Pennsylvania*, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia* (also, Washington, DC)

* no smoking allowed 

Medical Marijuana Legalization - CBD Oil Only (16): Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Hemp Legalization (29): California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington

Cities That Have Legalized Marijuana (5): Breckenridge, CO; Denver, CO; Portland, MESouth Portland, ME; Washington, DC

Cities That Have Decriminalized or Depenalized Marijuana (42): Ann Arbor, MIAthens, OHAtlanta, GABellaire, OH; Berkeley, CA; Berkley, MI; Chicago, IL; Columbia, MO;  Detroit, MI; East Lansing, MI; Ferndale, MI; Flint, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Huntington Woods, MI; Jackson, MI; Kansas City, MO; Keego Harbor, MI; Logan, OH; Miami, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Monona, WI; Mount Pleasant, MI; New Orleans, LA; Newark, OH; New York, NY; Orlando, FL; Lancaster, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PAPleasant Ridge, MI; Portage, MI; Port Huron, MI; Roseville, OH; Saginaw, MI; State College, PA; Santa Fe, NM; Tampa, FLToledo, OHWichita, KSYork, 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

For specific information about each state, go here

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