Medical Marijuana “Unity Bill” Signed into Law

Do you realize how much easier it was for legislators to have passed a law compared to the years, personal financial resources, blood, sweat, and tears it took for patients to finally have safe and legal access to medicine? We walked countless miles in the heat, camped out at petition posts enduring storms and rain …

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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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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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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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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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