Based on responses to our Maryland NORML's 2019 candidate survey and other available records, Governor Larry Hogan vetoed paraphernalia decriminalization - Vetoed changing public consumption from criminal charge to civil fine - Did not sign expungement bill - Does not support adult use (only supports medical)
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In 2019, 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)
Hogan supports medical marijuana but has not called for full legalization.
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