There are currently 35 legal medical marijuana states and the District of Columbia that have laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form.

Marijuana laws are changing at a rapid pace across all 50 states, making things a bit confusing at times. In order to keep up with the ever-changing laws, Compassionate Certification Centers has provided this interactive map for information on legalization, medical use, recreational use, and anything in between. It’s important to understand and respect the rules that vary across the U.S. regarding marijuana use, and whether you’re a visiting tourist, or a resident the following information will help you steer clear of any misunderstandings or trouble. Scroll over each state to learn more about their individual legalization laws.


Medical Use Medical & Recreational Use Not Legalized
StateLegal StatusMedicinalDecriminalizedState Laws
AlabamaFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
AlaskaFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
ArizonaFully Legal*YesYes*View State Laws
ArkansasMixedYesNoView State Laws
CaliforniaFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
ColoradoFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
ConnecticutMixedYesYesView State Laws
DelawareMixedYesYesView State Laws
District of ColumbiaFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
FloridaMixedYesNoView State Laws
GeorgiaMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
HawaiiMixedYesYesView State Laws
IdahoFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
IllinoisFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
IndianaMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
IowaMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
KansasFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
KentuckyMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
LouisianaMixedYesNoView State Laws
MaineFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
MarylandMixedYesYesView State Laws
MassachusettsFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
MichiganFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
MinnesotaMixedYesYesView State Laws
MississippiMixed*Yes*YesView State Laws
MissouriMixedYesYesView State Laws
MontanaFully Legal*YesYes*View State Laws
NebraskaFully IllegalNoYesView State Laws
NevadaFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
New HampshireMixedYesYesView State Laws
New JerseyFully Legal*YesYes*View State Laws
New MexicoMixedYesYesView State Laws
New YorkMixedYesYesView State Laws
North CarolinaFully IllegalNoYesView State Laws
North DakotaMixedYesYesView State Laws
OhioMixedYesYesView State Laws
OklahomaMixedYesNoView State Laws
OregonFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
PennsylvaniaMixedYesNoView State Laws
Rhode IslandMixedYesYesView State Laws
South CarolinaFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
South DakotaFully Legal*Yes*Yes*View State Laws
TennesseeFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
TexasMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
UtahMixedYesNoView State Laws
VermontFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
VirginiaMixedCBD Oil OnlyYesView State Laws
WashingtonFully LegalYesYesView State Laws
West VirginiaMixedYesNoView State Laws
WisconsinMixedCBD Oil OnlyNoView State Laws
WyomingFully IllegalNoNoView State Laws
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