Oklahoma Republicans Want To Snuff Out Their State’s Lawsuit Over Colorado Marijuana

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OKLAHOMA:  Several Oklahoma lawmakers are calling for state Attorney General Scott Pruitt to drop his lawsuit against Colorado over its legalization of recreational marijuana, arguing that it’s the “wrong way to deal with the issue.” In a letter sent to Pruitt’s office last week, seven Republican state lawmakers, led by state Rep. Mike Ritze, expressed their concern that the Read the full article…

Nebraska And Oklahoma Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said in a statement that he will defend the state's legalization of marijuana, saying that the lawsuit is, "without merit."

NEBRASKA:  In the most serious legal challenge to date against Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, two neighboring states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the history-making law. Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the lawsuit directly with the nation’s highest court on Thursday. The two states argue in the lawsuit that, “the State of Colorado Read the full article…

E-Cigarette Firm Eyes Emerging Cannabis Oil Market

An Oklahoma-based electronic cigarette retailer is looking to build a national franchise in the marijuana industry.

OKALAHOMA:  As more states approve the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, an Oklahoma-based electronic cigarette retailer is looking to build a national franchise. Marijuana is illegal under federal drug laws. But voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., approved ballot measures Tuesday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, joining Washington state and Colorado. Read the full article…

Oklahoma Governor Announces Support For Limited Medical Marijuana Program

Gov. Mary Fallin announced Wednesday her support for medicinal cannabidiol oil.

OKLAHOMA:  Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) announced Wednesday her support for medicinal cannabidiol oil and said she hopes to work with lawmakers in the upcoming legislative session on a measure legalizing its use. “I do not support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, nor do I support a broadly defined ‘medicinal’ marijuana use that makes it easy Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Supporters Make Final Push To Collect Petitions Ahead Of Oklahoma Ballot Deadline

Medical marijuana supporters say they need at least 30,000 additional signatures to get the issue on the ballot.

OKLAHOMA:  Time is running out for a group hoping to get medical marijuana on the November ballot. The group called Oklahomans for Health kicked off a petition drive in May. Supporters said they have since collected more than 120,000 signatures from registered voters who support the proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the sale, consumption, Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Senator Quotes Genesis 1:29 To Seek Marijuana Legalization – Does God Prefer Edibles?

"We're putting forth Genesis 1:29 as the basis of this campaign," KFOR.com quoted Sen. Johnson, a Democrat, as telling supporters at the State Capitol on Friday after filing the petition with the office of the Oklahoma secretary of state.

OKLAHOMA: “Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.” Anugrah Kumar, of the Christian Post brings us the story that Oklahoma Senator Quotes Genesis 1:29 to Seek Marijuana Legalization, by means of a statewide Read the full article…

Coalition in Oklahoma Hopes To Put Marijuana On November Ballot

State Sen. Connie Johnson (D-Oklahoma City) championed several pro-marijuana bills that lawmakers rejected. She believes the time is now to let the people of Oklahoma decide.

OKLAHOMA:  State lawmakers said no to legalizing marijuana in Oklahoma, but a coalition is hoping to bring the issue to the voter. And they’re hoping the voter says yes. State Sen. Connie Johnson (D-Oklahoma City) championed several pro-marijuana bills that lawmakers rejected. She believes the time is now to let the people of Oklahoma decide. Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Groups Want Option To Toke In Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA: Emboldened by the legalization of marijuana in two states, including bordering Colorado, hundreds of marijuana advocates flooded the Oklahoma Capitol on Wednesday calling for fewer restrictions on pot smoking in Oklahoma. Two separate pro-marijuana groups — one advocating the medicinal use of marijuana and another pushing for full-scale legalization — held events at the Capitol that Read the full article…

Parents, lawmaker rally for medical marijuana at Oklahoma State Capitol

According to a recent survey by Sooner poll, more than 70 percent of Oklahomans are for it.

OKLAHOMA:Could pot ever be legal in Oklahoma? It’s a question one lawmaker has asked for nearly a decade. Saturday dozens met at the State Capitol to get the ball rolling on possible medical marijuana legislation. Among them were parents Kelli and Jason Dodson. “It’s the worst thing that could possibly happening your life, to have Read the full article…