Cannabis (commonly referred to as marijuana) is the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S. At least 18% of Americans used it at least once in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite its prevalence, there’s still a lot of confusion surrounding its use and legality.
There are both federal and state regulations pertaining to cannabis—and they are often at odds with each other. These contradictions create a great deal of confusion for those curious to know whether it’s legal to buy, sell or use cannabis for medical—or even recreational—purposes. If you do plan on buying or using cannabis, knowing the laws in your state is key. Use this guide to determine what is and isn’t legal where you live.
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