More than 60% of the U.S. population now lives in states that have legalized some form of marijuana use and sales, illustrating both the rising acceptance of cannabis nationwide and the industry’s immense potential for future growth,” reports Marijuana Business Daily.

MJBizDaily examines several medical and recreational programs that have yet to get off the ground, the potential size of these new markets and when sales are expected to begin. States are: Massachusetts, Ohio, Maine, North Dakota, Louisiana, Arkansas, and West Virginia.