What to know about the newest round of medical marijuana legislation
What to know about the newest round of Oklahoma medical marijuana legislation
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?
Fifteen bills StateImpact is watching in the 2019 Oklahoma legislature
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.
The shadow of the opioid crisis looms over doctors considering medical marijuana
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
Oil and gas companies spent half a million dollars trying to defeat medical marijuana in Oklahoma
Energy companies were the largest business sector contributing to a PAC organized to defeat SQ 788.