State State Population 2016 Patient Numbers Current Through Percent of the population who are patients
Alaska 741,204 1,054 12/11/17 0.14%
Arizona 7,026,629 152,979 12/31/17 2.18%
Arkansas* 3,000,942 3,883  2/9/18 0.13%
California1 39,849,872 1,256,550 2/9/18 estimate 3.15%
Colorado2 5,658,546 93,372 12/31/17 1.65%
Connecticut 3,583,134 23,960 2/4/18 0.67%
D.C. 697,012 5,386 12/2/17 0.77%
Delaware 965,866 3,588 8/11/17 0.37%
Florida 21,002,678 74,133 2/2/18 0.35%
Hawaii 1,454,295 20,279 1/31/18 1.39%
Illinois 12,815,607 31,500 2/7/18 0.25%
Maine 1,327,472 41,858 12/31/17 3.15%
Maryland 6,068,511 18,000+ 12/15/17 0.30%
Massachusetts 6,873,018 45,505 12/31/17 0.66%
Michigan 9,935,116 218,556 2/24/17 2.20%
Minnesota 5,554,532 6,384 9/28/17 0.13%
Montana 1,052,343 21,881 11/30/17 2.08%
Nevada 2,995,973 23,489 12/31/17 0.78%
New Hampshire 1,335,832 4,753 12/21/17 0.36%
New Jersey 8,996,351 12,514 2/24/17 0.14%
New Mexico 2,084,193 47,840 1/31/18 2.30%
New York 19,889,657 43,975 2/6/18 0.22%
North Dakota3* 757,952 Not open    
Ohio3* 11,646,273 Not open    
Oregon 4,144,527 50,400 1/23/18 1.22%
Pennsylvania 12,819,975 1,188 2/9/18  0.01%
Rhode Island 1,059,080 19,057 2/9/18 1.80%
Vermont 624,592 5,458 1/23/18 0.87%
Washington 7,384,721 27,240 2/2/18 0.37%
West Virginia3* 1,831,102 Not open
         
Total population in all medical marijuana states 201,345,903
Estimate of all state-legal patients 2,254,782

 


* Medical marijuana is not available yet.

1 This is a rough estimate based on Maine’s numbers. There is a registry, but only a small fraction of California patients are registered.

2 Many families have migrated to Colorado so that patients would be allowed to use medical marijuana, which increases the per capita number of patients.

3 Registry is not open yet.

Last updated: February 26, 2018