Environment, Education, Energy, Health And Justice: Policy to People
Department of Health
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Health commissioner pushes for special session and stricter marijuana regulation through legislation
Medical marijuana license applications will be accepted Aug. 25
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Board of Health reverses course, approves looser medical marijuana rules
The new regulations now head to Gov. Mary Fallin to sign or reject.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Controversial amendments stripped out of newly proposed medical marijuana draft rules
The state Board of Health meets Aug. 1 to vote on and possibly amend the new rules
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Oklahoma could become the only state to require pregnancy tests for medical marijuana
Doctors in Oklahoma are barred from recommending medical marijuana to women of 'childbearing years' without first conducting a pregnancy test.
Updated: July 17, 2018 | 2:51 pm
Investigators accuse former health department lawyer of emailing herself threats over medical marijuana
Friday, July 13, 2018
Two groups sue state over last-minute marijuana regulations
The lawsuits claim the board overstepped it's authority
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Fallin signs Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana rules including controversial amendments pushed by health leaders
Gov. Mary Fallin expects the regulations to be modified.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Board of health votes to require a pharmacist in medical marijuana dispensaries and limits smokable products
Gov. Mary Fallin has 45 days to either sign or disapprove the rules.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Groups weigh in on health department’s plan to regulate marijuana if State Question 788 passes
Draft rules met with optimism by both sides
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Grand jury: Financial crisis at Oklahoma health agency never existed
Jurors say 200 layoffs and emergency infusion of $30 million was unnecessary.
(listed by story count)
Oil and Gas Boom
Task Force for the Study of State Tax Credits and Economic Incentives
See Full List
StateImpact Oklahoma Team