Figure 2.8 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of marijuana among persons aged 26 or older, by State, for 2002. States listed here in alphabetical order within each group were divided into five groups based on the magnitude of their percentages. States in the highest group (5.23 to 7.53 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (3.95 to 5.22 percent) were California, Florida, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Virginia. States in the mid group (3.34 to 3.94 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, and New Mexico. States in the next lowest group (3.06 to 3.33 percent) were Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (2.54 to 3.05 percent) were Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia.
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