12 States That May Legalize Marijuana In 2016
Max. fine for small amount: $200
Marijuana related arrests in 2012: 12,051
One of the more surprising states to most people on the list is Minnesota. However, very few people even know that the first medical marijuana dispensary in Minnesota actually opened on July 1, 2015. According to a study by SAMHSA, Minnesota teenagers’ attitudes toward marijuana use have relaxed. In 2010, 70.9% of 12-17-year old state residents did not consider smoking pot once a month to be risky behavior. By 2013, 75.4% of teenagers held the same perception.
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