Medical Marijuana Laws

The following states have medical marijuana laws enacted. Modern research suggests that cannabis is a valuable aid in the treatment of a wide range of clinical applications. These include pain relief, nausea, spasticity, glaucoma, and movement disorders. Marijuana is also a powerful appetite stimulant and emerging research suggests that marijuana’s medicinal properties may protect the body against some types of malignant tumors, and are neuroprotective. Select a state to get detailed information.

States/Territories with Medical Marijuana Laws

AlaskaAlabama Arizona
Arkansas California CNMI
Colorado Connecticut Delaware
District of Columbia Florida Guam
Hawaii IllinoisLouisiana
Maine Maryland Massachusetts
Michigan Minnesota Missouri
MontanaNevadaNew Hampshire
New JerseyNew MexicoNew York
North DakotaOhioOklahoma
OregonPennsylvaniaPuerto Rico
Rhode IslandSouth DakotaUtah
VermontVirginiaVirgin Islands
Washington West Virginia 

States/Territories that Permit Limited Access to Medical CBD Products Only

GeorgiaIndiana Iowa
KansasKentuckyMississippi*
North CarolinaSouth CarolinaTennessee
Texas WisconsinWyoming

* On May 14, 2021 justices for the Mississippi Supreme Court struck down the voter-iniated medical marijuana law on procedural grounds. The 2014 medical CBD law is currently in effect in Mississippi.