State Marijuana Legislation Will Impact Miners
- Published: Monday, 31 August 2015 11:52
By Matthew F. Nieman and Linda Otaigbe
While marijuana remains an illegal drug under federal law, 23 states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing the use of medical marijuana in some form. Four states, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, and the District of Columbia, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. A number of states have decriminalized possession of marijuana as well, including Colorado and Washington, both of which allow use in small amounts for users over 21.