Marijuana may only be legal in a handful of U.S. states, but that doesn’t mean all other states treat the drug like its the spawn of Satan. Many states have decriminalized the drug and rarely enforce anti-cannabis laws.
Here are 10 states where marijuana isn’t legal, but it may as well be:
Technically, this will only be true for another few months since Vermont legalized marijuana earlier this year, but even before those laws kick in, it’s still mostly ok to use cannabis there. Vermont has the eight lowest rate of marijuana arrests in the country and has the third highest rate of cannabis users behind only Oregon and Colorado.
Yet again, another state that we can only include on this list for another few months before legalization starts in July. Massachusetts has the lowest marijuana arrest rate in the country as well as the eighth highest rate of users. No wonder they legalized!
Again, technically a state that has legalized marijuana. But the state’s governor has refused to sign legislation that would actually