Oklahoma Politics Continue to Oppress

Oklahomans celebrated a victory on June 26th as the votes rolled in and nearly 57% of the voters decided to approve SQ788 for Medical Cannabis. Others from around the country celebrated this historic event with us. But organizers and activists knew all too well that the fight was not over. The agency tasked with the …

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Compassionate Thinking: Say YES on SQ788

The following is my response to Brian Hobbs of the Baptist Messenger. Article linked in text below. The previous article you wrote on SQ788 received responses from several Oklahomans correcting some of the misinformation that was asserted therein. However, I am seeing some of those same points of misinformation repeated once again in this article. Since …

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788 Events for Week of May 14th – May 19th

The Marijuana Question Wednesday, May 16th at 6pm Oklahoma Watch will host a public forum in Oklahoma City to discuss State Question 788, the Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, which seeks to legalize the licensed cultivation, use and possession of marijuana for medicinal purposes. The "Oklahoma Watch-Out forum" is free and open to the public and will be held …

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For Immediate Release: Senate gives final approval to bill aimed at Oklahoma’s opioid crisis

This is a terrible bill for those who need medication. Many will only seek out black market alternatives which is unnecessary considering they could have access to legal prescriptions. Many more will suffer and still get "addicted". The passage of SQ788 can offer a better alternative for those who need a safer treatment. ----- Forwarded message from …

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Immediate Release: Opioid measures get approval in Senate

What in the world possesses these people to believe that “making it more difficult for addicts to get opioids”, as well as people suffering from physical pain, solves any problem whatsoever? Why, exactly, shouldn't addicts be able to get all of the clean, consistently dosed, pharmaceutical grade opioids they want via legal channels, such as, …

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RELEASE: House Passes Additional Criminal Justice Reform Measures

by Rep. Jason Sutton OKLAHOMA CITY – Two additional criminal justice reform measures passed out of the House of Representatives today and are now heading to the governor's desk for her consideration. Senate Bill 649, by state Rep. Terry O'Donnell, would reduce enhanced sentences for certain repeat non-violent offenders. The bill would prohibit the use …

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Sheriff Agencies Violate Ethics Rules

OKLAHOMA - The Kay County Sheriff’s office (Sheriff Steve Kelley) on March 8th and the Rogers County Sheriff’s office (Scott Walton) on April 12th violated ethics guidelines, rules 2.4 and 2.16 and § 16-119, by using their social media page to make opinionated stances against SQ788 - Legalize Medical Cannabis Walton's Letter and Post  - Rogers County …

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