According to businessinsider.com, nine states and Washington, D.C., have legalized marijuana for recreational use — no doctor’s letter required — for adults over the age of 21.
Here’s a summary of where Americans can legally use recreational marijuana in 2018:
Adults 21 and over can light up in Alaska. In early 2015, the northernmost U.S. state made it legal for residents to use, possess, and transport up to an ounce of marijuana— roughly a sandwich bag full — for recreational use. More than two million people visit Alaska annually and spend $2 billion.
It was the first state to legalize medical marijuana back in 1996. California became even more pot-friendly in 2016 when it made it legal to use and carry up to an ounce of marijuana. The law also permits adults 21 and over to buy up to eight grams of marijuana concentrates, which are found in edibles, and grow no more than six marijuana plants per household. Many cities in the Central Valley, including Fresno