US States Which Have Legalized Marijuana

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Eight states have legalized adult (aged 21 and older) personal use of marijuana and legally regulate the production, distribution, and sale of marijuana: Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington state. Additionally, the state of Vermont and the District of Columbia have legalized limited personal possession and cultivation of marijuana by adults aged 21 and older.

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Marijuana Policy Project, "State by State Medical Marijuana Laws 2015 with a December 2016 Supplement - How to Remove the Threat of Arrest," (Washington, DC: MPP, February 2017), p. 1, last accessed April 28, 2017.
https://www.mpp.org...
Specifically in regard to West Virginia, see https://www.mpp.org/states/wes...
Vermont: "Governor Phil Scott Signs H.511," Office of the Governor of Vermont, News Release, Jan. 22, 2018.
http://governor.vermont.gov/pr...
"An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age or older"
https://legislature.vermont.go...

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