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English: Map showing legal status of cannabis in the United States
  Legal for medical use
  Legal for medical use, limited THC content
  Prohibited for any use
    D     Decriminalized

· Includes laws which have not yet gone into effect.
· Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug under federal law.
· Some local jurisdictions and Indian reservations have decriminalization or legalization policies separate from the states they are located in.
· Cannabis is illegal in all federal enclaves (other than hemp).

Data obtained from National Conference of State Legislatures.[1] [2]
Date See below.
Source Derived from Blank USA, w territories 2.svg by Heitordp
Author Lokal_Profil


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current14:48, 4 November 2020Thumbnail for version as of 14:48, 4 November 2020958 × 602 (217 KB)Jamesy0627144update Mississippi
07:59, 4 November 2020Thumbnail for version as of 07:59, 4 November 2020958 × 602 (217 KB)Aharris206Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota legalized. https://www.politico.com/2020-election/results/arizona/ballot-measures/ https://www.politico.com/2020-election/results/montana/ballot-measures/ https://www.politico.com/2020-election/results/south-dakota/ballot-measures/
03:18, 4 November 2020Thumbnail for version as of 03:18, 4 November 2020958 × 602 (217 KB)BriNew Jersey legalized
20:07, 2 May 2020Thumbnail for version as of 20:07, 2 May 2020958 × 602 (217 KB)Jamesy0627144Incorporated recent changes to File:Blank USA, w territories.svg which completely remade the map. Among other improvements, territories were redrawn more accurately and organized according to their actual locations.
18:05, 12 April 2020Thumbnail for version as of 18:05, 12 April 2020959 × 593 (34 KB)Jamesy0627144update Virginia
19:35, 25 June 2019Thumbnail for version as of 19:35, 25 June 2019959 × 593 (34 KB)Jamesy0627144update Hawaii
19:16, 25 June 2019Thumbnail for version as of 19:16, 25 June 2019959 × 593 (34 KB)HoudinipeterChanged IL to completely legalized re https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2019/6/25/18716000/illinois-legalizes-recreational-marijuana
19:29, 27 May 2019Thumbnail for version as of 19:29, 27 May 2019959 × 593 (34 KB)Jamesy0627144minor code cleanup inline with recent edits to File:Blank USA, w territories.svg
02:24, 12 May 2019Thumbnail for version as of 02:24, 12 May 2019959 × 593 (34 KB)Jamesy0627144North Dakota "D" was not showing up properly when SVG was converted to PNG (for image at top of page and thumbnails used on wikipedia), and it still did not show up when I reset my image cache. I think it was because there was a tab inserted into the y-coordinate for the "D", so I have removed it and hopefully that will fix the problem.
04:39, 11 May 2019Thumbnail for version as of 04:39, 11 May 2019959 × 593 (34 KB)BriND decriminalization, c. May 8, 2019, HB 1050
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