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Oklahoma is leading in patient counts!

Oklahoma is now a little over half a year into our medical marijuana program.  We will hit our one hundred thousandth patient in late April or early May. So, how does this relate to other states and where does this put us nationally?  Very interestingly we currently rank 5th among…...

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2018 FARM BILL LEGALIZES CBD

…RIGHT?! When President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill (“Farm Bill”) in December 2018, the cultivation of industrial hemp—an agricultural commodity grown by at least three early American presidents and widely cultivated as a cash crop until the federal government made all forms of marijuana illegal almost a century ago—again…...

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Work and Weed in Oklahoma

*Information contained herein provides general information related to the law and does not provide legal advice. It is recommended that readers consult their personal lawyer if they want legal advice. No attorney-client or confidential relationship exists or is formed between you and Ms. Gossett Parrish as a result of this…...

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OKLAHOMA’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA TESTING POLICIES

WHY, WHAT, WHEN? If you are a medical marijuana grower, processor, dispensary owner, or a patient prescribed medical marijuana in Oklahoma, you likely agree that cannabis testing policies are needed to ensure that the product is safe, effective, and free of contaminants. Other states where cannabis use is legal—for its…...

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“Overreach” by the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Board

You would think with all the hoopla about “overreach” by the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Board of Directors last summer would have had an impact on other state agencies.  Perhaps they might have learned from Attorney General Mike Hunter’s stern letter advising them of their over reach and the…...

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From the Front Lines

The Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Movement You might have seen that Oklahomans For Health began calling for a grand jury investigation based on the actions of the Department of Health (Julie Ezell) and the Oklahoma Pharmacy Board (Chelsea Church) and their behavior toward SQ788.  Both before and after the election.  Ezell…...

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The Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Movement

Several issues are hot buttons now for the Oklahoman Cannabis Trade Association and also Oklahomans For Health.  While we have rolled out a regulated medical marijuana program at the state level, there are still many holes in the program that need to be addressed. Laboratory testing is the biggest hole. …...

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SQ788 Already Under Assault

Boy things are getting interesting with SQ788 aren’t they?  SQ788 has not even passed and we already have trade organizations and lawmakers talking about changing it.  Lets be real clear about a few things.  Should we pass SQ788, it has “principal tenets”.  Big items we put in the law that…...

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