Oklahoma lawmakers are considering regulations on the medical marijuana industry before a statewide vote in June on whether to approve its use.
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Soon, Oklahomans will vote on legalizing medical marijuana, but many are already finding relief with CBD oil.
This past summer voters in the Sooner State learned that they’d have an opportunity to vote on Oklahoma medical cannabis legalization in 2018, but the exact election date wasn’t clear until now.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Mary Fallin today set a June election date for the medical marijuana ballot measure.
After four of five statewide marijuana legalization ballot initiatives were approved by voters in 2016, no additional states ended cannabis prohibition in 2017 (though New Hampshire did decriminalize possession of the drug and West Virginia allowed its medical use).
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, Nov. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – State Rep. John Paul Jordan today announced he is canceling his interim study on the review of the impact of State Question 788 – the medical marijuana legalization initiative.
There are currently 29 states in America with some form of legalized medical marijuana. Most politicians have begun to change their minds about the legitimacy of medicinal cannabis. But some states continue to resist efforts to legalize the drug even for medicinal purposes. Here are the 10 states most likely to legalize medical marijuana next.
Marijuana legalization is gaining momentum across America, but not all states are making progress. Although the number of states where recreational weed is legal could double from 8 to 16 in 2018, it might take decades for other districts to get onboard with reform.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Keith’s latest song, “Wacky Tobaccy,” is becoming a surprise summer runaway success. After just one week online, the video which features Willie Nelson, has nearly 8 million views and become a viral hit.
Oklahoma medical marijuana legalization may become a reality in 2018 as a legalization initiative has qualified for the state’s 2018 ballot.
On Nov. 8, 2016, voters in Arkansas approved Issue 6, legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
Although Nebraska’s pro-decriminalization forces decided not to pursue a 2016 ballot initiative, Lancaster County’s public defender has publicly endorsed decriminalizing and regulating marijuana, according to an article in the Lincoln Journal Star. Joe Nigro stated his views in a Sept. 15, 2016, forum with Nebraska’s chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
Advocates of legalizing medical marijuana in Oklahoma have collected enough signatures to move forward in a process that could eventually bring the issue to a vote, according to KFOR.com. Supporters needed 66,000 signatures to begin the process of getting State Question 788 on the ballot. They collected 67,761 signatures.
It’s become a familiar lament in the age of legal marijuana: Weed from places like Colorado and Washington is making its way all over the country, creating headaches for law enforcement.
The states of Oklahoma and Nebraska are once again attempting to shut down Colorado’s legal marijuana industry.
On Monday, March 21, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma against Colorado that asked the Supreme Court to enforce the supremacy of federal law as a means of halting the legal marijuana market in Colorado.
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on Saturday has sent ripples through America’s political system, and those ripples will likely extend to a major Supreme Court marijuana case this Friday.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants to know more about marijuana, specifically Colorado’s marijuana and its impact on his state.
In what has been seen, depending on one’s perspective, as an obvious legal stance or an administration taking an overdue stand on federal intent, the Obama administration has again spoken publicly about its stance on marijuana reform.
The Obama administration has urged the Supreme Court not to take up a lawsuit filed against the state of Colorado over marijuana legalization.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has asked the Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed against Colorado by neighboring states Nebraska and Oklahoma. The suit challenges Colorado’s recreational marijuana market, stating that it has increased the amount of marijuana coming across the border.
We do know that a slim majority of Americans support full legalization, and that most see legalization as inevitable, but does that mean anything in Nebraska?
Colorado’s attorneys, who promise to resist the lawsuit, will surely argue that their neighbors are demanding that the CSA be construed as a commandeering statute.
Nebrahoma is suing Colorado, or for those who see the middle of the U.S. as more than a grasshopper-laden wasteland, that is Nebraska and Oklahoma.
America is two nations when it comes to marijuana: in one it’s legal, in the other it’s not. The result is that people like B.J. Patel are going to jail.
PUEBLO WEST, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cannasseur is the finest recreational dispensary serving Southern Colorado. Upon opening their doors in May of 2014, the business experienced a surge in out-of-state customers as their location in Pueblo West, Colorado is a mere hour and a half from the state border.