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In last few years states have been legalizing weed. Colorado is the main state that most people know of but do you know how many states have legalized weed? Do you know which states they are? Click through to find out.

1. Alaska

Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in the state in 1998. In 2014 they legalized recreational use of the plant. People 21 and older can use it. For medical purposes, patients can have up to an ounce and own up to 6 plants. You cannot use it is public spaces.

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2. California

In 1996, medicinal use of marijuana was legalized and recreational use of it was legalized in 2016. Patients can carry up to 8 ounces on them. You must be 21 years or older to use it and can’t use it in public places.

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3. Colorado

Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in 2001 and recreational use came in 2012. Must be 21 years or older to use it. It can’t be used in public areas and recreational users can only have up to one ounce. Medicinal users can have up to two ounces and own six plants.

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4. Nevada

Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in 2001 and recreational use came in 2016. Must be 21 years or older to use it. It can’t be used in public areas and recreational/medicinal users can only have up to two and a half ounces with 12 mature plants.

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5. Oregon

Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in 1998 and recreational use came in 2014. Must be 21 years or older to use it. It can’t be used in public areas and recreational users can only have up to one ounce of marijuana in public and eight ounces in private along with the same edibles, concentrates, and cultivation restrictions in place for the use of medical marijuana. Medicinal users can have up to 24 ounces of marijuana, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles, 72 ounces in liquid form, five grams of concentrates, and four plants.

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6. Vermont

Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in 2004 and recreational use came in 2018. Must be 21 years or older to use it. It can’t be used in public areas and recreational users can only have up to unce of marijuana and four plants, with a maximum of two mature plants at the same time. Medicinal users can have up to two ounces of marijuana and nine plants, with a maximum of two mature plants at the same time.

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7. Washington

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Medicinal use of marijuana was legalized in 1998 and recreational use came in 2012. Must be 21 years or older to use it. It can’t be used in public areas and recreational users can only have one ounce of marijuana, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles, 72 ounces in liquid form, and seven grams of concentrate.. Medicinal users can have up to 48 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles, 216 ounces in liquid form, and 21 grams of concentrate. They can have up to six plants if they join the voluntary state database. Otherwise, they can cultivate up to four plants.

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