Medical marijuana businesses say patient drives are key to access, but state lawmakers want to end it
To get a medical marijuana license in Oklahoma, patients need a recommendation from their doctor — paperwork attesting that, in their medical opinion, a patient would benefit from the drug. But what happens when there’s not a doctor in the area willing to sign off?
With a huge freshman class and a promise for less gridlock, Oklahoma lawmakers filed more than 2,800 bills this legislative session. With a third of the session now over, the StateImpact team has an update on some bills we’re following.
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.
Health commissioner pushes for special session and stricter marijuana regulation through legislation
Energy companies were the largest business sector contributing to a PAC organized to defeat SQ 788.