Oklahoma Mandatory Marijuana Products Testing To Begin July 1st

OKLAHOMA: Beginning July 1st, all marijuana product sold by a grower or processor will be required to be tested by an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) licensed laboratory. The mandatory testing requirements were created by the Oklahoma Legislature and went into effect on Nov 1st, 2019. Since that time, the OMMA has been creating the Read the full article…

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Sets April 1, 2020 Laboratory Deadline

OKLAHOMA: Beginning April 1st, all marijuana product sold by a grower or processor will be required to be tested by an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) licensed laboratory. The mandatory testing requirements were created by the Oklahoma Legislature and went into effect on Nov 1st, 2019. Since that time, the OMMA has been creating the Read the full article…

Kirkpatrick Named Director Of Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority

OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma native Travis Kirkpatrick is the new director of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. Kirkpatrick has served as interim director for the last 90 days. Health Commissioner Gary Cox said he made the decision based on Kirkpatrick’s leadership at the authority over the last few months. “We are excited about the leadership of Travis Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Senate Rules Committee Sends Medical Marijuana ‘Unity’ Bill To Full Senate

Rules committee sends medical marijuana ‘Unity’ bill to full Senate OKLAHOMA: The Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send the legislation known as the Unity Bill to the full Senate for approval. Sen. Greg McCortney is the chair of the Rules Committee and Senate principal author of House Bill 2612, creating the safety and regulatory framework necessary Read the full article…

Oklahoma City School Board Approves On-Campus Medical Cannabis Use

OKLAHOMA: Members of the school board for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (population: 644,000) unanimously voted last week in favor of new policy guidelines permitting caregivers to administer certain medical cannabis products to qualified patients while they are on school grounds. Voters last June approved a sweeping statewide initiative legalizing and regulating the use and dispensing of medical cannabis to patients who Read the full article…

Larry Reed Tours SoL Reno

By Larry Reed, Man On Weed I was recently invited to tour the SoL facilities in Reno, NV.  The vertically integrated cannabis company is a sponsor of The 4th Annual Jack Herer Cup in Las Vegas, NV.  Named after the man who racked up hundreds of  thousands of miles crossing the country for nearly 40 years campaigning to restore Read the full article…

Cannabis Pioneers Clear The Path In The Sooner State

By Larry Reed, Man On Weed Sooners is the name given to settlers who entered the Unassigned Lands in what is now the state of Oklahoma before the official start of the Land Rush of 1889. According to the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, the designation “Sooner” initially had a very negative connotation. However, Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

By David Rheins  OKLAHOMA: You know the winds of progress are blowing in your favor when you find yourself making plans to head to Oklahoma City for a cannabis festival. The Road to Oklahoma Hempfest begins this weekend, as the first of three events heralding in a new era for the Sooner state.   A licensed and approved Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Department of Health Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board

OKLAHOMA: As required by SQ788, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has appointed all 12 Oklahoma residents to the Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board. Those members will provide recommendations for food safety standards for processing and handling medical marijuana. The members include a number of representatives from state, county and tribal government, the scientific community, marijuana industry Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Could Come To These 12 States This Year

By Eric Weisbrot Despite strong efforts to maintain the criminalization of marijuana use in the United States, many individuals and lawmakers have taken a step in the direction of legalization over the last several years. Currently, there are 29 states that allow for medical marijuana use, under particular limitations, and a smaller percentage that give residents Read the full article…