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Federal Government

What are the laws regarding marijuana, and what is the Trump administration’s take on marijuana legalization? In the United States, marijuana remains completely illegal at the federal level (country-wide) for any purpose. There are no federal exceptions for medical marijuana. Each state has been allowed to set its own laws, and since the 1970s some […]

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States

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 […]

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Table of State Laws

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Idaho

Last updated March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in Idaho? Marijuana is illegal in Idaho. Both recreational marijuana and medical marijuana are prohibited in Idaho. The “Idaho Medical Marijuana Initiative” may appear on the ballot in November 2020, if enough signatures are gathered in time. If passed, this would create a medical marijuana program in […]

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Wyoming

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in Wyoming? Marijuana is illegal in Wyoming for both medical and recreational use. Since 2015, low-THC cannabis extract oil is legal for a limited set of medical conditions with a doctor’s prescription. The USDA approved Wyoming for industrial hemp farming in 2020. Resources Cannabis in Wyoming – […]

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South Carolina

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in South Carolina? Marijuana is illegal for both recreational and medical purposes in South Carolina. Low-THC cannabis extract oil is legal for a limited set of medical conditions when prescribed by a doctor. There are medical marijuana bills submitted for the 2020 legislative session, but lawmakers in […]

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North Carolina

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in North Carolina? Marijuana is illegal for both recreational and medical use in North Carolina. Low-THC cannabis extract oil is legal with a doctor’s prescription for a very limited set of medical conditions. Hemp is legal and industrial hemp is being explored in North Carolina. Resources Cannabis […]

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Kansas

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in Kansas? Marijuana is illegal in Kansas for both medical and recreational purposes. Non-THC cannabis extract oil is legal as of 2018. Activists are pushing for marijuana reform in Kansas, and voters are largely supportive. Current Governor Laura Kelly (D) supports medical cannabis, but many legislative attempts […]

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Iowa

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in Iowa? Marijuana is illegal in Iowa for both recreational and medical use. In 2014, and expanding in 2017, the state allowed low-THC cannabis extract oil to be produced, sold, and prescribed for a limited set of medical conditions. Iowa has a history farming hemp, and feral […]

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Indiana

Last updated: March 12, 2020 Is marijuana legal in Indiana? Marijuana is illegal in Indiana for both recreational and medical purposes. In 2018 Senate Bill 52 was passed, legalizing low-THC cannabis extract products. Democrats are pushing for decriminalization in the state in 2020. Indiana has an industrial hemp industry, sanctioned by the USDA. Resources Cannabis […]