Tag: oklahoma medical marijuana

Oklahoma Voters Legalize Medical Cannabis

Oklahoma voters have legalized medical cannabis through the passage of State Question 788. The initiative allows those with a recommendation from a physician to possess and use up to three ounces of cannabis (eight ounces at home), and up to 72 ounces of cannabis-infused products such as tinctures, edibles and topicals. Patients will also be allowed …

Continue reading

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Initiative Being Voted On Next Week

Next week, on June 26, an initiative to legalize medical marijuana will be up for a vote in Oklahoma. State Question 788, to legalize medical cannabis, will be voted on June 26 in Oklahoma. Put forth by the nonprofit Oklahomans for Health, the initiative would allow those with a doctor recommendation to legally possess and use …

Continue reading

In Just Three Weeks Oklahoma Voters Will Have Opportunity to Legalize Medical Cannabis

On June 26 – just three weeks and a day from now – Oklahoma voters will have the opportunity to legalize medical cannabis. Oklahoma would become the next state to legalize medical cannabis if voters approve State Question 788 on June 26. Put forth by the nonprofit Oklahomans for Health, the proposal would allow those with …

Continue reading

Oklahoma Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

A fairly restrictive bill that would legalize the medical use of marijuana has been given approval by a key Senate committee in Oklahoma. Oklahoma’s Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 6 to 5 today to pass Senate Bill 1120, which was filed by Senator Ervin Yen (R). The proposal is far more restrictive than …

Continue reading

Oklahoma: Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Placed on June 26 Ballot

An initiative that would legalize medical cannabis throughout Oklahoma has been officially placed on the June 26 primary election ballot. “I have set the date for voters to decide the medical marijuana issue to be the June 26 primary election”, Governor Mary Fallin announced today. Governor Fallin had the option of putting the measure – State …

Continue reading

Initiative to Legalize Medical Marijuana Placed on 2018 Ballot in Oklahoma

Oklahoma voters will have the opportunity next year to legalize medical cannabis. Advocates have successfully collected and submitted enough valid signatures on their initiative to legalize medical marijuana to put it to a vote in one of the nation’s most conservative states. State Question 788 will appear on the November, 2018 ballot and would legalize …

Continue reading

New Oklahoma Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

A new Oklahoma bill would legalize medical marijuana including a system of dispensaries. State Representative Eric Proctor (D-Tulsa) filed House Bill 1877, which would legalize medical marijuana for those who receive a recommendation from a physician and register with the Department of Health. Patients would be allowed to possess up to 2.5 ounces at a …

Continue reading

It’s Official: Oklahoma Voters to Have Opportunity to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Oklahoma’s State Question 788, which would legalize medical cannabis, has officially gone through all of the hurdles necessary to be placed before voters. However, the measure won’t be placed on this November’s ballot, but instead will be voted on in 2018; this is unless a special election is decided upon for next year. Proponents of …

Continue reading

Oklahoma: Medical Cannabis Legalization Initiative to be on November Ballot

Oklahoma is set to be the fourth state voting this November on the legalization of medical cannabis alongside Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota; five other states are voting on the legalization of cannabis for all uses (Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Arizona and California). Oklahoma Secretary of State Chris Benge announced today that proponents of State Question …

Continue reading

Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into law

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed into law legislation to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis oil. House Bill 2835 allows those with certain medical conditions who receive a recommendation from a physician to possess and use cannabis oil, given it has no more than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). Last year Oklahoma lawmakers passed a …

Continue reading