State Laws


Listed are the most prominent state cannabis law(s) that have come out for each state. You can click on the bill itself to learn specifically about that law, or you can view the state specifics for a full listing of current and pending incoming cannabis laws.

Alabama

Status: High CBD Oil Only

  • HB 61 (2016)
  • Carly’s Law (SB 174, 2014)

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Alaska

Status: Recreational

  • Measure 2 (2014)
  • SB 94 (1999)
  • Measure  8 (1998)

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Arizona

Status: Medical

  • Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA, 2010)
  • HB 2541
  • HB 2349

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Arkansas

Status: Medical

  • Issue 6 (2016)

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Colorado

Status: Recreational

  • HB 1371 (2016)
  • SB 40 (2016)
  • Amendment 20 (2000)

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Connecticut

Status: Medical

  • HB 5450 (2016)
  • HB 5389 (2012)

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Delaware

Status: Medical

  • Delaware Medical Marijuana Act (SB 17, 2011)
  • SB 90

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Florida

Status: Medical

  • HB 307 (2016)
  • Amendment 2 (2016)
  • SB 1030 (2014)

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Georgia

Status: CBD Only

  • Haleigh’s Hope Act (HB 1, 2015)

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Hawaii

Status: Medical

  • HB 1488 (2017)
  • HB 2707 (2016)
  • SB 862 HD1 (2000)

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Idaho

Status: Still Illegal

No Laws Yet 

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Illinois

Status: Medical

  • SB 10 (2016)
  • Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (HB 1, 2013)

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Indiana

Status: CBD Only, in state clinical trial

  • HB 1148 (2017)

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Iowa

Status: High CBD extracts Only

  • SF 2360 (2014)

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Kansas

Status: Still Illegal

No Laws Yet

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Kentucky

Status: Low THC or High CBD from hemp; with conditions

  • SB 124 (2014)

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Louisiana

Status: Medical

  • SB 271 (2016)
  • SB 180 (2016)

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Maine

Status: Recreational

  • LD 726 (2016)
  • Question 5 (2009)
  • Maine Medical Marijuana Act (1998)

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Maryland

Status: Medical

  • HB 104 (2016)
  • HB 881/SB 923 (2014)
  • Darrell Putman Compassionate Use Act (HB 702, 2003)

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Massachusetts

Status: Recreational

  • Question 3 (2012)

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Michigan

Status: Medical

  • HB 4209 (2016)
  • HB 4827 (2016)
  • Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA, 2008)

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Minnesota

Status: Medical

  • HF 3142 (2016)
  • SF 2470 (2014)

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Mississippi

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • SB 2610 (2017)
  • HB 1231 (2014)

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Missouri

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • HB 2238 (2014)

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Montana

Status: Medical

  • Initiative 182 (I-182, 2016)
  • SB 423 (2011)
  • Initiative 148 (1-148, 2004)

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Nebraska

Status: Still Illegal

No Laws Yet

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Nevada

Status: Recreational

  • SB 374 (2014)
  • Question 9 (2009)

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New Hampshire

Status: Medical

  • Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes (HB 573, 2013)

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New Jersey

Status: Medical

  • AB 547 (2016)
  • SB 2842 (2013)
  • New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (SB 119, 2010)

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New Mexico

Status: Medical

  • Lynn and Eric Compassionate Use Act (SB 523, 2007)

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New York

Status: Medical

  • AB 7060 (2015)
  • S7923 (2014)

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North Carolina

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • HB 766 (2015)
  • North Carolina Epilepsy Alternative Treatment Act (HB 1220, 2014)

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North Dakota

Status: Medical

  • Measure 5 (2016)

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Ohio

Status: Medical

  • HB 523 (2016)

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Oklahoma

Status: CBD Oil Trials

  • HB 2835 (2016)
  • Katie and Cayman’s Law (HB 2154, 2015)

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Oregon

Status: Recreational

  • SB 1598 (2016)
  • SB 460 (2015)
  • Oregon Medical Marijuana Act (OMMA, 1998)

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Pennsylvania

Status: Medical

  • Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act (SB 3, 2016)

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Rhode Island

Status: Medical

  • H 7142 (2016)
  • Edward O Hawkins and Thomas C Slater Medical Marijuana Act (2006)

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South Carolina

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • S672 (2015)
  • Julian’s Law (S1035/H4803, 2014)

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South Dakota

Status: Still Illegal

No Laws Yet

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Tennessee

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • HB 2144 (2016)
  • SB 2531 (2014)

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Texas

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • Texas Compassionate Use Act (SB 339, 2015)

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Utah

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • HB 58 (2016)
  • HB 105 (2014)

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Vermont

Status: Medical

  • SB 14 (2016)
  • SB 17 (2011)
  • SB 76 (2004)

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Virginia

Status: CBD or THCA extracts Only

  • SB 1027 (2017)
  • SB 701 (2016)
  • HB 1445 (2015)

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Washington

Status: Recreational

  • SB 5052 (2015)
  • Initiative 205 (2012)
  • Initiative Measure No 692 (1998)

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Washington DC

Status: Medical

  • B21-210 (2016)
  • B18-0622 (2010)
  • Initiative 59 (I-59, 1998)

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West Virginia

Status: Non-smokable cannabis Only

  • SB 389 (2017)

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Wisconsin

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • AB 726 (2014)

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Wyoming

Status: CBD Oil Only

  • HB 32 (2015)

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