These Charts Show the Evolution of America’s Marijuana Laws Over Time

We all know more and more states are legalizing marijuana every year in the United States. But that doesn’t mean we’re all well-informed on exactly when legalization actually occurred in those states. 

Luckily, the centrist think tank “Third Way” released a collection of charts showing the history of marijuana legalization in the United States. They also included an analysis of how all those laws came into existence and how future legalization efforts can learn from the past. But for now, we’ll just enjoy these charts.

Current Marijuana Laws in Every State

This shows the current state of marijuana laws in each state. more at