Jay Inslee (D)


Took Office 2013
Term Expires 2020
NORML Grade: A

2019 Enacted Legislation

Governor Inslee signed several marijuana-related bills in 2019. Specifically, Senate Bill 5605 facilitates the expungement of low-level marijuana convictions, House Bill 1094 streamlines the medical marijuana approval process, and House Bill 1095 permits qualified patients access to certain cannabis products while on school grounds. (Link)(Link)(Link)

2019 Vetoed Legislation



During his campaign for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination, Gov. Inslee said "It’s time to legalize marijuana nationally." (Link)

"Friday we launched our Marijuana Justice Initiative, and today I signed the first set of pardons. This effort will help relieve the burden of misdemeanors for marijuana possession and allow people to move on with their lives." (Link)

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