Updated: Mar 6
This Deep Dive serves as an overview of adult-use cannabis legalization in Montana. This article is a living document that is updated regularly based on the release of new research on this topic.
On January 1, 2022, Montana joined the more than 20 U.S. states that have, in some form, legalized adult-use cannabis for their citizens. The fourth largest state in terms of land mass, Montana is also one of the most sparsely populated, featuring only 1.1 million inhabitants. Logistically, it is surrounded by five conservative states, all of which currently prohibit adult-use cannabis.