Figure 2.9 is a U.S. map showing marijuana use in past month among persons aged 12 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 (7.63 to 10.23 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. States in the next highest group (6.51 to 7.62 percent) were Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, and Washington. States in the mid group (5.65 to 6.50 percent) were Arizona, California, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia. States in the next lowest group (5.10 to 5.64 percent) were Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (4.00 to 5.09 percent) were Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.
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