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
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* The Montana and New Jersey laws take effect on January 1, 2021. New Jersey’s law requires the additional passage of enabling legislation from state lawmakers prior to implementation.
** South Dakota’s amendment takes effect on July 1, 2021.