TABLE 3

Percent Positivity for THC in Umbilical Cord Specimens Analyzed by National Reference Laboratory by State

StatePositivity for Tetrahydrocannabinol in Umbilical Cord Specimens, %Marijuana Legalization Status During Study Period in This Report (August 2017–February 2018)a
Nevada39.1Recreational use allowed
Washington36.4Recreational use allowed
Oregon36.3Recreational use allowed
Montana35.3Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Colorado31.8Recreational use allowed
Wisconsin31.7CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
New Hampshire29.6Medical use allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Virginia25.0CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
Texas25.0CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
Georgia23.2CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal in most counties, decriminalized in some counties
Minnesota22.7Medical use allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Michigan22.7Medical use allowed, recreational use legalized in 2018
North Carolina22.3CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Ohio20.6Medical use allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Arkansas20.4Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Idaho20.0Illegal
Tennessee19.7CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed
Louisiana19.1Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Florida18.6Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Illinois18.2Medical use allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Missouri17.4Medical use allowed, recreational use decriminalized
Oklahoma16.9CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use allowed starting June 2018
Indiana16.6CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
Utah15.6CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, medical use allowed starting March 2018
South Dakota14.8Illegal
Kentucky14.5CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
Wyoming14.3CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
Massachusetts13.3Recreational use allowed
California12.8Recreational use allowed
New York11.6Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Alabama10.4CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
West Virginia5.4Medical use allowed, recreational use illegal
Iowa2.8CBD and/or cannabis oil with low THC allowed, recreational use illegal
All specimens in United States18.3Drug Enforcement Administration schedule I (no accepted medical use) at the federal level