This post from Boston.com gives a state-by-state synopsis of the status of marijuana legislation in the U.S.
What’s legal? Medical marijuana (Non-psychoactive forms with less than 3 percent THC.) / When was it legalized? March 2014 / Who’s it legal for? Patients with “debilitating epileptic conditions” / The Legislation: Carly’s Law Last Update: March 5, 2015
Photo: A voter slides her ballot into the machine after voting Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Tuscaloosa Academy in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
What’s legal? Medical and recreational marijuana (up to 1 ounce)When was it legalized?
Medical: November 1998 Recreational: Voted in November 2014, took effect February 24, 2015. Who’s it legal for? Anyone over 21 years oldThe Legislation: Medical: Senate Bill 94 Recreational: Ballot Measure 2. Last Update: March 5, 2015
Photo: A view of the House floor on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska.
What’s legal? Medical marijuana (2.5 ounces) / When was it legalized? November 2010 /Who’s it legal for? Qualifying patients are defined as anyone who has a “debilitating medical condition.” Approved conditions cited in the bill include cancer, glaucoma, HIV, Crohn’s disease, and chronic pain. The Legislation: Arizona Medical Marijuana Act Last Update: March 8, 2015
What’s legal? Not marijuana/ When was it legalized? Never / Who’s it legal for? No one / The Legislation: Doesn’t exist Last Update: March 5, 2015
What’s legal? Medical marijuana (up to 8 ounces of dried marijuana) / When was it legalized? November 1996 / Who’s it legal for? Patients with a “debilitating illness” that a physician has deemed “would benefit from medical marijuana.” The Legislation: The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 Last Update: March 5, 2015