American High: State-by-State Guide to Legal Pot

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While Congress has largely refused to roll back, or even debate, the federal prohibition on pot, local voters across the U.S. have cast ballots to end the war on marijuana. But the nation's patchwork of pot laws can be confusing – even in the states where it's allowed – so here's a blueprint of what you can and can't do in the eight states (plus D.C.) where weed's been legalized for recreational use.

In spite of the best efforts of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, marijuana tourism is booming across the U.S. and policy makers are now trying to figure out the will of their voters. "While politicians are behind voters, and about half the states don't have voter initiative processes so you've got to rely on the legislatures," says Karen O'Keefe, director of state policies for Marijuana Policy Project. "They're still catching up,"

With many puritanical lawmakers trying to make their...

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