Medical Marijuana Program Gets Rapid Rollout In Oklahoma

Mr Bill

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Since my doctor has recommended I try medical cannabis, I've been researching it a lot. One thing I've found for sure................ Oklahoma is the envy of the nation for the very fast rollout of the new law! mb


OKLAHOMA CITY - The rollout of statewide medical and recreational marijuana programs typically is a grindingly slow process that can take years. Not so in Oklahoma, which moved with lightning speed once voters approved medical cannabis in June.

The ballot question received 57 percent support and established one of the nation's most liberal medical pot laws in one of the most conservative states. Six months later, the cannabis industry is booming.

Farmers and entrepreneurs are racing to start commercial grow operations and the state is issuing licenses at a frantic pace to new patients, growers and dispensary operators. Retail outlets opened just four months after legalization.

By contrast, voters in North Dakota, Ohio and neighboring Arkansas approved medical pot in 2016 but have yet to see sales begin amid legal wrangling and legislative meddling................................"

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