Last updated on: 1/26/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

17 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana

NEW: 17 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana – Bills that would legalize medical marijuana are being considered in 17 states. Ten bills carried over from 2011 in states that have two-year legislative sessions. One state, Delaware, passed medical marijuana in 2011. Medical marijuana is currently legal in 16 states and Washington, DC.