Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Oklahoma

Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Oklahoma

The nonprofit organization Oklahomans for Health has submitted an initiative to Oklahoma’s Secretary of State which would legalize cannabis for medical purposes for thoseoklahoma with a qualifying condition such as  cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis.

If the initiative is approved by the Secretary of State, and enough signatures are collected from registered Oklahoma voters, it will be put to a vote this November. If approved into law, patients would be authorized to possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis and would be allowed to cultivate up to 6 cannabis plants. State-licensed dispensaries would also be legalized in order to provide patients with safe access to their medicine.

According to recent polling, over 70% of those in Oklahoma support the move to legalize medical cannabis.

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2 Comments

  • Ricky Brown
    April 27, 2014

    I suffer from mental illness and the side effects of the meds I take for Bipolar,major depression,and anxiety disorder.I feel strongly that medical cannabis would be an alternate solution to my mental illnesses

  • Ricky Brown
    April 27, 2014

    My mental illness and the side effects are a problem.An alternate solution ,I feel,would be the use of Medical Marijuana

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