Experts Predict the Next 5 States to Legalize Weed

hightimes.com
Date:
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

In the United States, cannabis legalization is spreading like wildfire (sorry, California), and now experts predict the next five states to legalize weed. There is currently a grand total of eight states, plus Washington D.C., that have successfully passed recreational cannabis. So now, the question on everyone’s mind is: who’s going to be next?

Trying to predict political and legal outcomes is a national pastime.

In recent years, cannabis acceptance has been making strides. And as a result, the legalization of recreational weed has been spreading. So far, there are eight states (out of 50) which now allow adults to purchase marijuana without a medical card. The states that have passed recreational weed are Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. Recreational cannabis is also legal in Washington, DC.

So what will be the next lucky state to go green? Those in the know are weighing in. Experts predict the next five states to legalize weed will be:

Vermont

Advertisement
Advertisement