Aggressive regulations on physician prescribing, followed by high-profile cases of doctors facing criminal charges for patient deaths related to opioids has made Oklahoma doctors fear a backlash if they recommend the drug.
TAG | SQ 788
Thursday, August 30, 2018
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
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Energy companies were the largest business sector contributing to a PAC organized to defeat SQ 788.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The new regulations now head to Gov. Mary Fallin to sign or reject.
Friday, July 27, 2018
The state Board of Health meets Aug. 1 to vote on and possibly amend the new rules
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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
Updated: June 27, 2018 | 12:10 am
Preliminary results show 58% voted 'yes' on SQ 788.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Statewide vote approaches with advocates and police at odds over medical marijuana’s perceived benefits and threats
Law enforcement agencies around the state say medical marijuana poses real safety concerns. If State Question 788 passes, they want strong rules to govern medical marijuana use.