Seven years ago medical marijuana was legal in only 17 states and the District of Columbia; recreational marijuana was legal in zero states and zero Districts of Columbia. Today, medical marijuana programs are on the books in 29 states, and the nine best states allow for some degree of recreational use.

Red States, Blue States, Purple States...the one thing most of us who are not Jeff Sessions can agree on in 2018 is the need for more green states on the map.

Support for marijuana legalization this year hit an all-time high (puns!) with nearly two-thirds of Americans favoring broad recreational legalization. Happily, states are moving pot laws forward, and they’re moving them fast.

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Kastalia Medrano ~Thrillist.com ~

 

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