The Landscape of Legal Cannabis in the U.S.

There are presently 19 U.S. states that have passed adult-use cannabis legalization in some form, as well as 39 states that have passed medical cannabis legalization (including each adult-use state). In the table below, see where each state stands with its most recent legislative development—and the year in which that measure was passed. 

 New HampshireMedical2013
 New JerseyAdult-Use2020
 New MexicoAdult-Use2021
 New YorkAdult-Use2021
 North Carolina  
 North DakotaMedical2016
 Rhode IslandAdult-Use2022
 South Carolina  
 South DakotaMedical2020
 West VirginiaMedical2017