Jan 9, Mary Fallin approved new labeling, packaging and testing rules for beverage makers to comply with the state's current food safety laws as. Oct 2, State Question allows the use of medical cannabis in Oklahoma, but the federal government still doesn't recognize medical marijuana as legal. a state question, like , Stitt said he would again respect the will of the. Jun 26, Most other state medical marijuana laws delineate a specific list of And in a statement on Tuesday night, the governor said she "respect[s] the.
Governor States Respect New to Law Oklahoma Marijuana
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Gov. Stitt working with lawmakers to regulate medical marijuana in Oklahoma
Dec 22, OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rollout of statewide medical and one of the nation's most liberal medical pot laws in one of the most conservative states. “I think we really are the wild, wild West in many respects,” said attorney Mary Fallin placed the question on the June primary ballot, where it passed. Jun 27, Mary Fallin says she respects voters' wishes but is concerned that the the state's Department of Health will be ready to implement a new law. Jun 27, Mary Fallin says she respects voters but is concerned that their approval of medical marijuana "opens the door" for recreational use. Bill Elkins, talks during an interview VFW Post in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, June 14, The Oklahoma State Election Board says more votes were cast on the.