This marijuana infographic includes information on where marijuana laws stand across the United States (click to enlarge). Currently there are 16 states that have laws on medical marijuana and 14 states that have decriminalized the drug. On Nov. 6, Colorado and Washington voters passed ballots that permit the possession, consumption, distribution, and production of marijuana without penalty. This is the first time a state has fully legalized recreational marijuana.
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