- New Oklahoma legislation permits licensed medical marijuana patients to grow up to six mature plants and to possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates.
- Political opponents of the measure spent an estimated 500,000 to campaign against the bill, positioning it more about making recreational marijuana accessible, as opposed to ensuring easier access for those who may need it.
- Under existing Oklahoma laws the possession of any amount of cannabis is classified as a criminal offense, which further upholds this new sanction to its purpose.
State Question 788 permits licensed medical marijuana patients to cultivate up to six mature plants and to possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. It also establishes a regulatory framework for the retail production and dispensing of medical cannabis at licensed facilities. Under the act, the state Department of Health has a 30-day timeline in which to establish an online license application process for eligible patients.
Oklahoma voters endorsed the plan despite organized opposition from law…