Oklahoma Voters Legalize Medical Marijuana | Marijuana

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

By Sean Murphy OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters backed the medicinal use of cannabis Tuesday, June 26, 2018, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith, and political leaders. State Question 788, the result of an activist-led signature drive launched in 2016, makes it legal to grow, sell and use cannabis for medicinal purposes. The proposed law outlines no qualifying conditions, which would allow physicians to authorize its use for a broad range of ailments — a fact that sparked bitter opposition, particularly from law enforcement. Graphic shows results of Oklahoma ballot initiative legalizing marijuana for medicinal uses; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Under the proposed law, a two-year medical marijuana license would allow someone to possess up to 8 ounces, or 226.8 grams, of marijuana, six mature plants and six seedlings, along with edibles and concentrated forms of the drug. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin said she feared the proposal would