The following states and territories have passed laws allowing for the personal possession and consumption of cannabis by adults. Generally, this means a policy that supports a legally controlled market for marijuana, where consumers can buy marijuana for personal use from a safe legal source.
States/Territories with Legalized Marijuana
|District of Columbia||Guam||Illinois|
|New Mexico||New York||Oregon|
- * South Dakota’s amendment is being legally challenged. Justices on the South Dakota Supreme Court will not decide on litigation seeking to invalidate Constitutional Amendment A until after July 1. That is the date the law was supposed to go into effect.