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What States Is It Legal to Grow & Process Cannabis and Hemp In?

Our team has compiled a list of states in which it is legal to grow and process cannabis and hemp. This table was last updated on November 4, 2019.

If you have any questions about the status of the legality of any of the states below, please do not hesitate to contact our team.

StateCommercial Hemp ProcessingCommercial Hemp GrowingLicensed Hemp Grown in 2019Commercial Cannabis ProcessingCommercial Cannabis Growing
AlabamaLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
AlaskaLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
ArizonaLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
ArkansasLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
CaliforniaLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
ColoradoLegalLegal21,578 AcresLegalLegal
ConneticutLegalLegalNoneLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
DelawareIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
District of ColumbiaIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
FloridaIllegalIllegalNoneLegalLegal
GeorgiaAwaiting ApprovalAwaiting ApprovalNoneIllegalIllegal
HawaiiLegalLegal1 AcreLegalLegal
IdahoIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
IllinoisLegalLegal0.25 AcresLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
IndianaLegalLegal5 AcresIllegalIllegal
IowaLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
KansasLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
KentuckyLegalLegal6,700 AcresIllegalIllegal
LouisianaLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
MaineLegalLegal550 AcresIllegalIllegal
MarylandLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
MassachusettsLegalLegal21 AcresLegalLegal
MichiganLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
MinnesotaLegalLegal710 AcresLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
MississippiIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
MissouriLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
MontanaLegalLegal22,000 AcresIllegalIllegal
NebraskaLegalLegal0.5 AcresIllegalIllegal
NevadaLegalLegal1,881 AcresLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
New HampshireIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
New JerseyLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
New MexicoLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal
New YorkLegalLegal2,240 AcresLegalLegal
North CarolinaLegalLegal3,184 AcresIllegalIllegal
North DakotaLegalLegal2,778 AcresIllegalIllegal
OhioAwaiting ApprovalAwaiting ApprovalNoneLegalLegal
OklahomaLegalLegal445 AcresLegalLegal
OregonLegalLegal7,808 AcresLegalLegal
PennsylvaniaLegalLegal580 AcresLegalLegal
Rhode IslandLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
South CarolinaLegalLegal256 AcresIllegalIllegal
South DakotaIllegalIllegalNoneIllegalIllegal
TennesseeLegalLegal3,338 AcresIllegalIllegal
TexasLegalLegalNoneLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
UtahLegalLegalNoneLegalLegal
VermontLegalLegal1,820 AcresLegal (No New Licenses at this time)Legal (No New Licenses at this time)
VirginiaLegalLegal135 AcresIllegalIllegal
WashingtonLegalLegal142 AcresLegalLegal
West VirginiaLegalLegal155 AcresLegalLegal
WisconsinLegalLegal1,855 AcresIllegalIllegal
WyomingLegalLegalNoneIllegalIllegal