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Alaska


Medical: Legalized in 1998. Recreational: Legalized in 2014. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Alaska bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can own up to one ounce of marijuana and six plants with a maximum of three mature plants at the same time. The same restrictions apply for those who use cannabis recreationally.




Arkansas


Medical: Legalized in 2016 Recreational: Illegal. How it works: Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Arkansas bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can own up to two and a half ounces of marijuana in a two-week period.




Arizona


Medical: Legalized in 2011. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. Arizona bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana and 12 plants.




California


Medical: Legalized in 1996. Recreational: Legalized in 2016. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. California bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can own up to eight ounces, depending on their medical condition. and up to six plants. Forrecreational use, peopleare allowed to own up to one ounce of marijuana, eight grams of concentrate, and six plants.




Colorado


Medical: Legalized in 2001. Recreational: Legalized in 2012. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Colorado bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two ounces of marijuana and six plants with a maximum of three mature plants at the same time.




Connecticut


Medical: Legalized in 2012. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. Connecticut bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana.




Delaware


Medical: Legalized in 2011. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Delaware bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are allowed up to six ounces of marijuana.




District of Columbia


Medical: Legalized in 1998. Recreational: Legalized in 2014. Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. D.C. bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can own up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana and six plants with a maximum of three mature plants at the same time. The same restrictions apply for those who use cannabis recreationally.




Florida


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Florida bans all use of pot in public places. Patients allowed to own a 210 day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable.




Hawaii


Medical: Legalized in 2001. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Hawaii bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are allowed up to four ounces of marijuana and seven plants.




Illinois


Medical: Legalized in 2013. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Illinois bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana in a two-week period.




Louisiana


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Louisiana bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are only allowed to own a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokeable.




Maine


Medical: Legalized in 1999. Recreational: Legalized in 2016. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Arizona bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana, five grams of concentrate, and six plants. The same restrictions apply for those who use cannabis recreationally.




Maryland


Medical: Legalized in 2014. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Maryland bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are allowed to own a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable or edible.




Massachusets


Medical: Legalized in 2013. Recreational: Legalized in 2016. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Massachusetts bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to ten ounces per every two months and six plants. For recreational use, people can own up to one ounce of marijana, five grams of concentrate and six plants.




Michigan


Medical: Legalized in 2011. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Michigan bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana and 12 plants.




Minnesota


Medical: Legalized in 2014. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Minnesota bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are allowed to own a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable.




Montana


Medical: Legalized in 2004. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Montana bans all use of pot in public places. Patients are allowed up to one ounce of marijuana and four plants.




New Hampshire


Medical: Legalized in 2013. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. New Hampshire bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two ounces of marijuana.




Nevada


Medical: Legalized in 2001. Recreational: Legalized in 2016. Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. Nevada bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana and 12 mature plants. For recreational use, people own up to once ounce of marijuana, three-and-a-half grams of concentrate and six plants.




New Jersey


Medical: Legalized in 2010. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. New Jersey bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) ounces of marijuana.




New Mexico


Medical: Legalized in 2007. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. New Mexico bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to eight ounces of marijuana over a period of 90 days and 16 plants, with a maximum of four mature plants at the same time.




North Dakota


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. North Dakota bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to three ounces of marijuana and two grams of concentrate in a 30-day period.




New York


Medical: Legalized in 2014. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. New York bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable.




Ohio


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. Arizona bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to eight ounces of tier I medical cannibas (below 23% THC), 5.3 ounces of tier II medical cannibas (above 23% but less than 35%), topical forms totaling less than 26.55 grams of THC, 9.9 grams of THC in edible forms, and 53.1 grams of THC in oil for vaporization.




Oregon


Medical: Legalized in 1998. Recreational: Legalized in 2014. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Oregon bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can grow up to 24 ounces of marijuana, 16 ounces of cannabis infused edibles, 72 ounces in liquid form, five grams of concentrate, and four plants. For recreational use, people are allowed to own up to one ounce of marijuana in public and eight ounces in private along with the same edibles, concentrates, and cultivation restrictions in place for the use of medical marijuana.




Pennsylvania


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Pennsylvania bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable.




Rhode Island


Medical: Legalized in 2006. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Rhode Island bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can own up to two (2) and a half ounces of marijuana and 12 plants.




Vermont


Medical: Legalized in 2004. Recreational: Legalized in 2018 Only those who are 18 or older can legally possess weed. Vermont bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to two (2) ounces of marijuana and nine plants with a maximum of two mature plants at the same time. For recreational use, which becomes legal in July, people will be allowed to own up to one ounce of marijuana and four plants, with a maximum of two mature plants at the same time.




Washington


Medical: Legalized in 1998. Recreational: Legalized in 2012. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Washington bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to three ounces of marijuana, 48 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles, 216 ounces in liquid form and 21 grams of concentrate. They're allowed to cultivate up to six plants if they join the voluntary state database. Otherwise they can cultivate up to four plants. For recreational use, people can have up to one ounce of marijuana, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles, 72 ounces in liquid form, and seven grams of concentrate.




West Virginia


Medical: Legalized in 2016. Recreational: Illegal. Only those who are 21 or older can legally possess weed. Arizona bans all use of pot in public places. Patients can have up to a 30-day supply of cannabis products that are not smokable or edible.