Issue 2 passed with 55% of the vote on November 6, making Ohio the nation's 24th adult-use legal marijuana state.
Now that the Delaware, Minnesota and Ohio have passed legalization laws, there are 24 U.S. states with adult-use marijuana laws. That's three in 2023. Will New Hampshire join them?
There are now 24 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, six more with decriminalization laws and 48 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
The Oz Center in Israel provides cannabis for patients suffering from PTSD, trauma and pain management. Since the Hamas attacks on October 7, they've donated six kilograms to pharmacies for such use.
U.S. marijuana arrests increased by 4% in 2022 to 227,108. The arrests have declined 75% since 2009 when a record-high 858,408 were recorded.