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 7,026,629 174,226 7/1/18 2.48%
Arkansas* 3,000,942 5,977 9/9/18 0.20%
California1 39,849,872 1,526,250 12/31/17
estimate
3.83%
Colorado2 5,658,546 88,143 7/1/18 1.56%
Connecticut 3,583,134 28,049 9/9/18 0.78%
D.C. 697,012 5,589 8/28/18 0.80%
Delaware 965,866 3,092 9/1/18 0.32%
Florida 21,002,678 159,746 9/7/18 0.76%
Hawaii 1,454,295 22,078 8/31/18 1.52%
Illinois 12,815,607 44,207 9/1/18 0.35%
Maine 1,327,472 41,858 12/31/17 3.15%
Maryland 6,068,511 35,019 7/27/18 0.58%
Massachusetts 6,873,018 49,505 9/1/18 0.72%
Michigan 9,935,116 297,210 9/1/18 3.00%
Minnesota 5,554,532 10,738 9/1/18 0.19%
Montana 1,052,343 26,549 7/1/18 2.52%
Nevada 2,995,973 16,934 6/1/18 0.57%
New Hampshire 1,335,832 4,753 12/21/17 0.36%
New Jersey 8,996,351 24,385 9/1/18 0.27%
New Mexico 2,084,193 57,700 8/31/18 2.77%
New York 19,889,657 59,000 6/15/18 0.30%
North Dakota3* 757,952 Not open    
Ohio3* 11,646,273 Not open    
Oklahoma*  3,930, 864 2,452  9/13/18 0.0006%
Oregon 4,144,527 39,410 7/1/18 0.95%
Pennsylvania 12,819,975 37,000 7/1/18  0.29%
Rhode Island 1,059,080 18,728 3/31/18 1.77%
Vermont 624,592 5,562 9/1/18 0.89%
Washington 7,384,721 34,214 8/3/18 0.46%
West Virginia3* 1,831,102 Not open
         
Total population in all medical marijuana states 203,190,031
Estimate of all state-legal patients 2,819,428

 


* 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: September 14, 2018