Where the Stoners Are: America's Top 10 Marijuana Using States

Acceptance of marijuana seems to have reached a tipping point in the United States. Four states and the District of Columbia have already legalized it, half the states have medical marijuana laws now (two-thirds if you count the CBD-only states), and as many as a half dozen states, including California, could vote on legalization in November.

Public opinion polls now consistently report majority support for legalization nationwide, and pot is increasingly moving from newspapers' crime pages to the finance and culture sections.

It may seem like everybody is smoking (or eating or drinking) pot these days, but that's not the case. According to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Survey on Drug Use and Health (2013-2014 edition), only slightly more than 13% of Americans age 12 and over reported using marijuana in the past year.

But the annual use rates are significantly higher in some states,...

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