Smokables, Home Grow, Pharmacist Requirement Among List of Concerns Shared with Lawmakers About Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

Smokables, Home Grow, Pharmacist Requirement Among List of Concerns Shared with Lawmakers About Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

The leader of the state Health Department shared with a legislative working group a list of concerns raised by state agencies over implementation of State Question 788.

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August 9, 2018
Tulsa World
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Oklahoma

The leader of the state Health Department on Wednesday shared with a legislative working group a list of concerns raised by state agencies over implementation of State Question 788.

The state Health Board backed off on emergency rules for medical marijuana after being told it lacked the statutory authority. Those controversial rules included prohibiting smokable forms of marijuana, putting a pharmacist in every dispensary and capping THC concentration.

State Question 788 legalized medical marijuana in Oklahoma but did not set up a detailed framework for the program's implementation in the state, with that work statutorily left to the Legislature.

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