Legalized recreational marijuana is coming to Maryland and Missouri, but failed to become a reality in North Dakota, South Dakota and Arkansas, according to election results from ballot measures.
The 2022 election referendums in the five states, which currently offer medicinal marijuana to their adult residents, were highly watched by proponents of legalizing marijuana for adult use. With Maryland and Missouri, 21 states and the District of Columbia now offer legalized recreational pot to their residents.