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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Veterans for Cannabis at the Capitol

On Monday, April 9th at 9:30 am, Veterans will unite at the State Capitol to show support for Medical Cannabis. HB3468 is scheduled to be heard on Monday and SB1120 is scheduled for Wednesday in their respective committees. SB1120 is a very restrictive “medical marijuana” bill, allowing for only four severe qualifying conditions and completely …

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Call To Action – SB1120 & HB3468

It's been exciting at the capitol. HB 3468 was not heard today due to the cancellation of the Health Committee. Please contact Representative Kannady 405-557-7337, chris.kannady@okhouse.gov, and ask that he delay the SB 1120 hearing in Judiciary until next week. We also need to contact Senate Protempore Senator Mike Schulz (405) 521-5612, schulz@oksenate.gov, and ask that …

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UPDATE: SB1120 – Yen’s MMJ Bill

SB1120 is scheduled for April 4, 2018, 10:30:00 AM in ROOM 432A Chairman Kannady. Let's kill this bill.  It has only four qualifying conditions, creates a monopoly on Cannabis industry, and supports big pharma while neglecting those who desperately need Cannabis medicine. House Judiciary Committee CHRIS KANNADY - Chair (405) 557-7337 chris.kannady@okhouse.gov MIKE OSBURN - …

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