Last updated: March 12, 2020

Marijuana legalization in Montana

Is marijuana legal in Montana?

Medical marijuana is legal in Montana. Recreational marijuana remains illegal in Montana.

Medical marijuana has been partially legal in Montana since 2004, and was expanded in 2016.

Montana – Ballot Measure in 2020

The Montana Marijuana Legalization Initiative may appear on the ballot in Montana as an initiated state statute on November 3, 2020.

The Montana Marijuana Legalization Initiative (2020) may appear on the ballot in November 2020 if enough signatures are gathered by June 2020. This would allow Montana voters to legalize recreational marijuana. Signatures are being gathered by the group New Approach Montana.