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…

Lisa Bowman: Conservatives Should Support Cannabis Rights

Ending prohibition is not a liberal-conservative battle. It is a fundamental right.

OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma Republican legislators, such as Sen. Dan Newberry of Tulsa, are rallying Republicans to support anti-cannabis legalization. They use divisive rhetoric such as calling supporters of cannabis legalization “liberals.” As a Republican myself, I am curious: When did using legislation to allow government to trump the rights of individuals become conservative? When did refusing to Read the full article…