Marijuana legalization by state

In the U.S., each state can set its own marijuana laws.

Some states have chosen to legalize marijuana for medical patients with certain conditions.

Other states have fully legalized recreational marijuana.

In some states, marijuana remains completely illegal for any purpose.

Click a state to learn about the legalization status of recreational or medical marijuana in each state.

See also our page on U.S. Federal Marijuana Legalization for information about national marijuana laws.