States of the law

How can I find out about the penalties for growing in the state I live in?

The NORML website has the most comprehensive and updated breakdown of the laws by state for the US. A list of state-by-state penalties are on the NORML website at

The Marijuana Policy Project website ( also features legal and political updates in a state-by-state format, as well as a state-by-state description of medical marijuana laws.

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