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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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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