How Many States Have Legalized Weed?

Take a look at this map from and you’ll find which states have decriminalized weed, which allow prescribed medical marijuana, and which states are the legalization holdouts. The map reveals that a surprising 31 out of 50 states have taken some steps to decriminalize the use of marijuana.
The most pronounced difference between states is which allow recreational use of weed and which only allow medically prescribed weed. So far exactly half of the 50 states have decided to decriminalize recreational weed. These 25 states each have their own rules about possession, growth, and transportation of weed, so take a glance at your location to find out about the specific regulations.

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How Many States Have Legalized Weed?

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