Figure 2.8 is a U.S. map showing marijuana use in past year among persons aged 26 or older, by State: percentages, annual averages based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs. 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 (8.56 to 12.46 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (7.10 to 8.55 percent) were California, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, and New York. States in the mid group (6.06 to 7.09 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (5.28 to 6.05 percent) were Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (3.93 to 5.27 percent) were Alabama, Idaho, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.
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