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Marijuana Legality By State

Just like kratom, marijuana is another herb that has a lot of legal issues that surround it. Marijuana legality is a question of which state you are in. Each state has its own laws regarding this herb, so it is important that you understand them.

Marijuana Legality By State

Research has proven that marijuana does have a medicinal purpose. This has caused the laws surrounding marijuana to change drastically. Here we will give you a rundown of each state and the legal status of marijuana for medical use and recreational use.

Marijuana Legality By State

In this section, we will go state by state so you can understand the marijuana laws and what is legal in your area. It is so important that you know the laws in your state before making a purchase. If you do not comply with these laws you could face criminal charges. Ones that could follow you for the rest of your life.

State Legal Status Medicinal Decriminalized Laws
Alabama Mixed Yes No State Laws
Alaska Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Arizona Fully Legal  Yes Yes State Laws
Arkansas Mixed Yes No State Laws
California Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Colorado Fully Legal Yes  Yes State Laws
Connecticut Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Delaware Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
District Of Columbia Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Florida Mixed Yes No State Laws
Georgia Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Hawaii Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Idaho Fully Illegal No No State Laws
Illinois Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Indiana Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Iowa Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Kansas Full Illegal No No State Laws
Kentucky Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Louisiana Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Maine Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Maryland Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Massachusetts Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Michigan Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Minnesota Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Mississippi Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Missouri Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Montana Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Nebraska Fully Illegal No Yes State Laws
Nevada Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
New Hampshire Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
New Jersey  Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
New Mexico Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
New York Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
North Carolina Fully Illegal No Yes State Laws
North Dakota Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Ohio Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
Oklahoma Mixed Yes No State Laws
Oregon Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Pennsylvania Mixed Yes No State Laws
Rhode Island Mixed Yes Yes State Laws
South Carolina Fully Illegal No No State Laws
South Dakota Mixed* Yes No State Laws
Tennessee Fully Illegal No No State Laws
Texas Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Utah Mixed Yes No State Laws
Vermont Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Virginia Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
Washington Fully Legal Yes Yes State Laws
West Virginia Mixed Yes No State Laws
Wisconsin Mixed CBD Oil Only No State Laws
Wyoming Fully Illegal No No State Laws

Why Do Marijuana Laws Matter To Kratom Users?

Kratom is not legal in all areas. Some states have legalized

marijuana but do not allow kratom. So, it may serve as a good alternative when looking for something similar to kratom. We are in no way comparing the two. We are just suggesting that marijuana has served as an alternative to kratom. 

With any herbs, you will want to consult your medical practitioner before use. You never want to take something that could interact with the current medications you are on. If kratom or marijuana is not a good solution for the wellness support you are seeking your physician will be able to offer you some alternatives.  

Laws Are Always Changing

Because the laws are always changing it is important that you conduct your own research. If you are unsure about a specific law you need to seek the advice of a lawyer. They will be able to guide you as to what the law means. Understanding the marijuana legality will help you know if you can purchase this herb in your state. All online vendors will comply with state laws.

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Written by Jen Reaney

Published on September 29th, 2021