Where Weed is Legal in the US and Around the World


April 20 marks the unofficial high holiday of stoner culture when marijuana enthusiasts around the world celebrate the fine art of smoking pot (or eating it or vaping it or drinking it). On Jan. 1, California opened the world’s largest legal market for recreational marijuana, which is estimated to reach $5.1 billion this year.

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer announced he plans to introduce legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. The bill would remove cannabis from the list of scheduled substances, mandate research into the drug’s effects, and establish federal authority to regulate advertising as well as funding for women and minority-owned businesses.

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