Doug Ducey (R)


Took Office 2015
Term Expires 2022
NORML Grade: D

2019 Enacted Legislation

Governor Ducey signed Senate Bill 1494, which establishes regulations for the third-party lab testing of medical cannabis products sold at retail dispensaries. He also signed into law legislation reducing the fee associated with procuring a medical cannabis patient ID card. (Link)

2019 Vetoed Legislation



Governor Ducey opposed a 2016 statewide ballot initiative that sought to legalize adult marijuana use; in 2019, he affirmed that his views on this issue have not changed.
“I don’t think any state ever got stronger by being stoned.” (Link)

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