Tulsa Area Farm Aims To Be The Standard For Medical MarijuanaA new way of growing medical cannabis is making its way to Tulsa. Green Prairie Farms says instead of using chemicals, they're using living soil to grow what they say is the highest quality medical cannabis in the state. Bryan Wachsman says Green Prairie
City Of Moore Hopes To Reduce Incarceration Rates After Voting To Decriminalize MarijuanaCity councilors voted to help decriminalize the use of cannabis in Moore. These steps have been taken in response to the passage of State Question 788. While medical use is permitted across the state, those without a medical license in Moore may not even
Group Calls For Grand Jury Investigation Into Possible Medical Marijuana CollusionOklahomans for Health asked the Oklahoma attorney general for a grand jury investigation into possible collusion between state agencies when writing the rules for medical marijuana. This comes as the OSBI is wrapping up its investigation into possible bri
Oklahoma Doctors Explain How To Get A Medical Marijuana Recommendation
Oklahoma doctors are trying to educate people on how to get a medical marijuana recommendation. In order to register with the state to get a medical marijuana card and buy from a dispensary, a patient must have a recommendation form signed by a physician.
OK Medical Marijuana Authority Releases Updated List Of Registered Physicians
The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority updated its list of registered physicians today. There are now 47 doctors in the state who are authorized to recommend patients for medical marijuana. One doctor in Texas is also registered to prescribe Oklahoma patients with medical marijuana. The Full List of Registered Physicians is below
Recreational Marijuana Activists Aiming To Increase Signature Count Ahead Of Ballot Deadline
The deadline is getting closer for the group petitioning to get recreational marijuana on the November ballot. Although activists say they have enough signatures already, the group Green the Vote is urging more people to sign up tonight. The Green the Vote Petition wrap-up party began tonight at The Shrine in Tulsa. The petitions for 796 and 797 are available here for anyone to sign. Activists are encouraging voters to sign the petitions before August 7th. Organizer...
Medical Marijuana Rules Subject Of Board Of Health Special Meeting
The Oklahoma Board of Health is holding a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to consider revised rules for medical marijuana. The board is revisiting the rules after Attorney General Mike Hunter said the board overstepped its authority with earlier rules.
Gov.: New Medical Marijuana Rules Were Problematic Before Approval
As both Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Mike Hunter call on the State Board of Health to revise two controversial medical marijuana rules, questions are being raised about how those rules were able to garner Fallin’s signature in the first place.
Oklahoma AG Hopeful Board Of Health Handles Medical Marijuana Correctly
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he is hopeful the state board of health will handle the implementation of medical marijuana correctly. Lawsuits have been filed against the state health department after it released rules many say went against state question 788.
Could Medical Marijuana Help Curb The Opioid Crisis?
Medical marijuana could help quell the ongoing opioid epidemic, a pair of new studies contends. Opioid prescriptions tend to decrease in U.S. states that adopt medical marijuana laws or legalize recreational use of pot, two different research teams have concluded.
Medical Marijuana Group Asks State Leaders To Hold Special Session
The medical marijuana industry is arguing against the Governor's decision to not call a special session on medical marijuana regulations. During a news conference at the capitol on Thursday, New Health Solutions Oklahoma claimed it's too much for the state health department to handle alone. “No State program has been successful in developing their program in less than 9 months and we’re asking these guys to do this in two months with absolutely no political support or co...
Tribes Remind Citizens Medical Marijuana Is Still Illegal On Tribal Lands
The Cherokee Nation says the law means nothing to them because state law doesn’t apply to them and medical marijuana is still illegal on Indian land. However, the tribe still has their own questions about enforcement of what's to come.
TCC: Medical Marijuana Is Still Illegal On Campus Due To Federal Funding Status
Just two days after State Question 788 legalized medical marijuana in Oklahoma some colleges are releasing new guidelines as a response. Tulsa Community College (TCC) says because it receives federal money, no one can have medical marijuana or be under the influence while on campus.