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 to grow up to six mature cannabis plants, and six seedlings.

State Question 788 – which passed with around 56% support – legalizes a licensed and regulated system of marijuana cultivation centers and retail outlets, with the latter authorized to sell medical cannabis to any qualified patient.

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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 medical cannabis and cannabis products. A state-licensed system of dispensaries would be authorized to sell the plant to qualified patients. The proposal doesn’t establish a list of qualifying conditions, instead leaving it up to physicians to decide who can benefit from the medicine.

Under the initiative patients would be allowed to purchase and possess up to three ounces of cannabis, and up to 72 ounces of cannabis-infused products such as edibles and topicals.

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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 a doctor recommendation to legally possess and use medical cannabis and cannabis products. A state-licensed system of dispensaries would be authorized to sell the medicine to qualified patients.

Under the initiative patients would be allowed to purchase and possess up to three ounces of cannabis, and up to 72 ounces of cannabis-infused products such as edibles and topicals.

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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 the possession, use and licensed distribution of cannabis for medical purposes.

The proposed law – which taxes cannabis at 7% – would allow patients to possess up to three ounces of marijuana (eight in a private residence) and up to 72 ounces of marijuana edibles. They would also be allowed to grow up to six mature cannabis plants, in addition to six seedlings. The measure states that “A regulatory office shall be established under the Oklahoma State Department of Health which will receive applications for medical license recipients, dispensaries, growers, and packagers within sixty (60) days of the passage of this initiative.”

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

oklahomaOklahoma’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 the initiative recently submitted roughly 67,000 signatures, considerably more than the number required to put it before a vote of the people, and it has now also gone through the mandated 10-day period where the public can protest the initiative’s language.

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Here are All 9 Statewide Cannabis Initiatives Up for a Vote this November

Cannabis Legalization InitiativesAs you’ve probably heard by now, there are nine cannabis legalization initiatives up for a vote this November; five that would legalize cannabis for all uses – for those 21 and older – and four that would legalize cannabis for medical purposes. Below is a link to the full text of these initiative’s, for those wanting to know the full details of each proposal.

Recreational Cannabis Initiatives:

    • Nevada: For the full text of Question 2 click here.
    • California: For the full text of Proposition 64 click here.
    • Maine: For the full text of Question 1, click here.
    • Massachusetts: For the full text of Question 4, click here.
    • Arizona: For the full text of Proposition 205, click here.

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    Oklahoma: Medical Cannabis Legalization Initiative to be on November Ballot

    OklahomaOklahoma 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 788 have submitted 67,761 valid signatures for the initiative, more than the 65,987 required to place the measure on the November 8th general election ballot. The initiative would legalize the possession, use and licensed distribution of cannabis for those who receive a recommendation from a physician.

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