HB2612 – Medical Marijuana bill passes – Governor expected to sign

The Oklahoma Senate gave final passage to a broad statutory overhaul bill to replace the current Medical Marijuana Law that was passed as SQ788, last June.  The measure changes several parts of the rollout parameters both in the text of SQ788 and the emergency rules of the Oklahoma Health Dept. This 90-page proposal broadens some …

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Cannabis activist explains reasons medical marijuana ‘Unity Bill’ should be voted down

OKLAHOMA CITY — A medical marijuana supporter is urging lawmakers to reject a bill that sets up the statutory framework for implementation. Shawn Jenkins, co-founder of the Yes on 788 Political Action Committee, said Thursday during a Capitol news conference that House Bill 2612 does not hold true to the state question which voters approved …

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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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Kill the Bills

Lawmakers need to validate their existence. They often use their positions to inject their own personal views, agendas, and values into the process rather than *serving* their constituents and protecting their rights. This is why they make so many bad laws designed to victimize peaceful people and grow the state. They also like to pretend …

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Politicians Muddle SQ788

You've heard that saying, “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” This was penned by a Nazi propagandist. The Reefer Madness campaign created in the '30s by the head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Henry Anslinger, created a massive lie and media campaign to persuade …

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Understanding No Qualifying Conditions SQ788

Senator Ervin Yen, district 40, has penned a so-called medical marijuana bill that includes strict qualifying conditions which would neglect far too many patients who desperately need it to restore and improve their quality of life. There has been criticism from the opposition regarding the no qualifying conditions of SQ788 and that it is a …

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