Legal Weed In America: Your Guide For Where To Toke Up
Marijuana is slowly but surely becoming more accessible in the United States, even as it remains illegal by federal law.
The prospect of weed being legalized across all 50 states is no longer so far-fetched.
At the moment, four states and Washington DC have legalized the recreational use of marijuana, 24 states and Washington DC allow access to medical marijuana and a number of states have decriminalized pot.
If you're unsure about the marijuana laws in your state, don't worry, we've got you covered.
Here's your guide to the state of legal weed in America.
States where recreational marijuana is legal:
Recreational use of marijuana is also legal in Washington DC.
States with medical marijuana:
16. New Hampshire
17. New Jersey
18. New Mexico
19. New York
21. Pennsylvania (as of April 18)
22. Rhode Island
Medical marijuana is also legal in Washington DC.
States where marijuana is decriminalized (you pay a fine instead of getting arrested for possessing weed):
14. New York
15. North Carolina
18. Rhode Island
Marijuana is also decriminalized in Washington DC.