Eighteen states now have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. The map below show states allowing for marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes.
Information below is current as of May 2013 and includes ballot measures approved in the 2012 elections that have yet to take effect.
Please zoom out to view Alaska and Hawaii. Maryland bans marijuana, ban permits medical marijuana to be used as a legal defense.
||Medical marijuana legalized|
||Marijuana legalized for medical/recreational use|
||No laws legalizing marijuana|
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