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Medical Marijuana Patients by State

State Medical marijuana patients State population # of patients per 1,000 state residents
1. Alaska
1,246 722,718 1.72
2. Arizona 33,601 6,482,505 5.18
553,684 37,691,912 14.69
107,666 5,116,796 21.04
5. Connecticut2 N/A 3,580,709 N/A
6. DC3 N/A 617,996 N/A
7. Delaware 21 907,135 N/A
8. Hawaii
11,695 1,374,810 8.51
9. Maine4
16,444 1,328,188 12.38
10. Massachusetts5 N/A 6,587,536 N/A
11. Michigan 122,349 9,876,187 12.39
12. Montana
8,717 998,199 8.73
13. Nevada
3,558 2,723,322 1.31
14. New Jersey 239 8,821,155 0.03
8,188 2,082,224 3.93
16. Oregon
56,939 3,871,859 14.71
4,466 1,051,302 4,25
18. Vermont
559 626,431 0.89
99,943 6,830,038 14.63
Total: 1,029,315 Average: 7.777
United States 2,421,0698 311,591,917 7.77

This chart shows the number of patients per 1000 residents which is very good to know. Colorado has the highest number of patients for 1000 residents at 21.04. Washington and Oregon have around 14 patients per 1000 residents . California has the largest number of patients at over 500,000, giving the state over 14 patients per 1000 residents. State population numbers are estimates from the US Census Bureau’s 2011 data. Patient numbers were last updated in December 2012.