Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

OK adds limits to medical cannabis rules including restriction on smokable MMJ

The wide-open medical marijuana measure approved by Oklahoma voters just got more restrictive after state health regulators took steps to prohibit the sale of smokable cannabis and require dispensaries to employ a pharmacist. That’s not good news for entrepreneurs looking forward to the potential of an unrestricted market. Immediately after Oklahoma’s landmark June 26 vote, Marijuana Business Daily projected […]

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Oklahoma medical cannabis market still relatively open under draft rules

Oklahoma’s nascent medical marijuana industry would be relatively open with no explicit license caps or patient-condition restrictions under the state’s proposed rules published over the weekend. However,  a coalition of medical providers on Monday, according to media reports, called for a ban on smokable marijuana, restrictions on the number of dispensaries and a requirement that a pharmacist be […]

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Oklahoma medical cannabis growers could face legal hurdle in obtaining seed

Cultivators selected for Oklahoma’s emerging medical marijuana industry may face a challenge in starting up operations, particularly when it comes to obtaining seed. Since marijuana products are prohibited by federal law from crossing state lines, some are wondering how growers are going to get seed to make the tight program deadlines, the CHNI news service […]

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Oklahoma gov is seeking to undermine medical cannabis law, trade group charges

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has no intention of implementing the state’s new medical marijuana law and is setting the stage for a potential $100 million-plus industry to be stalled in litigation, a cannabis trade group said Monday. Bud Scott, executive director of New Oklahoma Health Solutions, made the claim to members Monday morning in an email […]

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Oklahoma trade group working on ‘poorly drafted’ medical marijuana statute

While Oklahoma state officials are crafting emergency rules to launch the Bible Belt state’s new medical marijuana program, a trade group is working behind the scenes to address what it says is a badly written statute. Robert “Bud” Scott, executive director of New Health Solutions Oklahoma, told Marijuana Business Daily that his team met with […]

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$100M-$150M annual market projected as Oklahoma legalizes medical marijuana

Oklahoma voters on Tuesday approved an open-market medical marijuana program: no caps on the number of business licenses, and doctors can recommend MMJ for any patient ailment. Marijuana Business Daily projects that such an unrestricted MMJ market, if it sticks in its current form, could generate $100 million to $150 million in annual sales several […]

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Will Oklahoma legalize medical cannabis? Voters decide Tuesday

Oklahoma voters will decide Tuesday whether the Bible Belt state will legalize medical cannabis. Recent polling found that more than 57% of voters support the measure, but a strong opposition coalition has been mounted in the last few weeks to try to defeat the ballot initiative. The opposition, which includes the state Medical Association, various law enforcement […]

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