There are currently 29 states in America with some form of legalized medical marijuana. Most politicians have begun to change their minds about the legitimacy of medicinal cannabis. But some states continue to resist efforts to legalize the drug even for medicinal purposes. Here are the 10 states most likely to legalize medical marijuana.
Technically, Texas has some form of medical marijuana legalization. The problem is it’s so restrictive that it may as well still be illegal. The level of THC allowed is one of the lowest in the country, and there are only a couple of conditions applicable. However a poll from 2016 found that more than 70 percent of Texans support medical marijuana. If Texas could pass a very limited medical marijuana law, they may pass a legitimate one in the future.
9. South Carolina
Both the South Carolina House and Senate held hearings and debated medical marijuana bills this past year. Neither passed their bills, but they decided to hold them over until 2018. Considering how much attention and effort was put into these bills, it’s possible legislators are still trying to figure out the details before passing a bill.
Earlier this month members of the Tennessee state government convened a committee to study the impact of legalizing medical marijuana. While bills to allow medicinal cannabis have failed in the past. a positive recommendation by this committee could change the motivations for legislators.
Right now, both the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly