Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Oklahoma governor signs medical marijuana rules into law

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law regulations governing the state’s rapidly growing medical cannabis industry – rules that aren’t expected to curb the market’s growth. The Republican on Thursday signed a measure known as the “unity bill” because it’s supported by various factions of the cannabis industry. The measure received bipartisan support in the […]

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Oklahoma medical cannabis measure heads to governor

A bill that’s on the watch list for Oklahoma’s medical marijuana businesses is on its way to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s desk for his signature. According to The Oklahoman, the state Senate voted 43-5 on Monday to approve a bill that sets up regulations for inventory testing and tracking, advertising, packaging and labeling, among other issues. The legislation […]

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Medical marijuana regulations clear Oklahoma Senate panel

A bill to regulate Oklahoma’s booming new medical marijuana industry has cleared another legislative hurdle on its way to the governor, positioning the state to impose new regulations governing tracking, advertising and other areas. The Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously Wednesday for the measure, known as the “unity bill” because it’s supported by various factions […]

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Oklahoma medical cannabis sales surpass $7 million in February

Oklahoma’s new medical marijuana market is continuing to blossom, hitting more than $7.2 million in sales in February alone. That’s up from $4.3 million in January, after a $1 million sales month in December, the first full month of MMJ sales in the state. Oklahoma voters legalized medical marijuana just last June, and the state’s business-friendly MMJ […]

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Oklahoma medical cannabis sales surge to $4 million in January

The nascent Oklahoma medical marijuana program continues to post strong initial numbers, with retail sales topping $4.3 million in January, a fourfold increase from the previous month, according to state Tax Commission figures. That jump is for a program that was approved by voters only last June. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority said it has […]

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Industry officials suggest OK medical cannabis security rules may need change

An Oklahoma medical marijuana industry official said most of the state’s new MMJ security rules are reasonable, but at least one could require an “excessive” amount of money to comply. The rules were developed by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and signed by former Gov. Mary Fallin shortly before she left office […]

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Oklahoma posts nearly $1M in medical marijuana sales in December

Oklahoma retailers sold nearly $1 million worth of medical cannabis in December, which are strong numbers for a relatively new market with limited product availability and few open dispensaries. Oklahoma voters approved a medical marijuana state question in June, and the industry has taken off quickly. More than 30,000 Oklahoma patients and nearly 900 dispensaries […]

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Oklahoma governor OKs rules for cannabis-infused food products

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin approved new labeling, packaging and testing rules for food products that include medical marijuana. The new rules require marijuana-infused food and beverage makers to comply with the state’s current food safety laws as well as the labeling and packaging laws for available cannabis products. The regulations also require edibles makers to […]

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Arkansas gov warns medical cannabis patients not to bring legal purchases over state line

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is cautioning medical marijuana patients there that buying MMJ products from licensed stores elsewhere to take back across state borders is against state and federal laws. That warning could be especially unwelcome news for marijuana businesses in neighboring Oklahoma, which allows out-of-state cardholders to purchase MMJ at its licensed dispensaries. Here’s a rundown […]

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