Figure 2.7 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of marijuana among persons aged 18 to 25, 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 (21.70 to 32.79 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (18.56 to 21.69 percent) were Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New York, and Ohio. States in the mid group (16.49 to 18.55 percent) were Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. States in the next lowest group (14.21 to 16.48 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Kentucky, Nebraska, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (10.54 to 14.20 percent) were Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
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