Larry Hogan (R)


Took Office 2015
Term Expires 2022
NORML Grade: C

2019 Enacted Legislation

Governor Hogan signed House Bill 17, which for the first time permits state-authorized dispensaries to provide cannabis-infused edible products to qualified patients. It also authorizes academic institutions to obtain research-grade cannabis from state-licensed providers for the purposes of conducting research trials. (Link)

2019 Vetoed Legislation



The Governor did not appear to make any prominent public statements in 2019 specific to his views on marijuana policy. In 2018, he voiced his support for the regulation of medical marijuana and acknowledged that adult-use legalization was "worth taking a look at." (Link)

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