Legalities

Marijuana Usage Laws by State

 

The use of Marijuana on a federal level is a criminal offense. However, on a local level state to state the laws and penalties for usage differ greatly. For example, in the State of Alabama it is considered a criminal offense with very little leniency. In contrast, both Colorado and Washington have gone so far as to allow it to be used recreationally for Adults. In the middle there are over a dozen other states that allow for it to be use for medical purposes.

 

Here you will find an interesting breakdown on a national level and the laws effecting users state by state courtesy of TheWeedBlog.

Infographic

Click on the links below to view the actual summary of the law

 

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
District of Columbia

 

All these laws and regulations are not to be considered as an official legal reference, however they can be helpful to users who wish to know what the potential risk are on a state by state basis.

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