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Figure 2.5 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of marijuana among persons aged 12 or older, by State, for 2002. 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 (7.53 to 10.82 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (6.39 to 7.52 percent) were California, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. States in the mid group (5.58 to 6.38 percent) were Connecticut, Idaho, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, and South Dakota. States in the next lowest group (5.15 to 5.57 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (4.35 to 5.14 percent) were Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

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