Judge Grants Injunction In Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Against Broken Arrow

Friday, September 28th 2018, 6:24 pm
By: News On 6

A judge granted an injunction in a medical marijuana lawsuit filed against the City of Broken Arrow.

It blocks Broken Arrow from enforcing an ordinance passed that would regulate its local marijuana industry.

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A Tulsa attorney requested the injunction saying the City doesn't have the authority to pass rules that go beyond those stated in State Question 788.

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Broken Arrow Craig Thurmond released a statement saying, "The City Council and I are disappointed in the decision today. We will appeal the court's ruling immediately. While we respect the recent vote of the people on SQ 788, we believe all Oklahoma cities have the authority to have common sense rules and regulations in place for medical marijuana businesses in their communities."