Surprise, Colorado Isn’t The “Highest” State In The Country
To me, one of the most common misconceptions about Colorado is that everybody here smokes marijuana, simply because it's legal.
Despite Colorado being one of the first states in the country to legalize recreational marijuana back in 2012 - and despite the fact that the state has sold roughly $10 billion worth of cannabis to date - only about 26% of Coloradans actually partake in smoking marijuana.
Colorado might've legalized marijuana earlier than other states who chose to follow suit, but is marijuana use higher in the Centennial State than in any other part of the country?
According to Statista, these are the top 5 places where the use of marijuana is at its highest:
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