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The Latest: Health official: Oklahoma prepped for marijuana


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on Oklahoma's primary election (all times local):

2:55 p.m.

Oklahoma's interim health commissioner says the state Department of Health will be ready to implement a new law allowing medical marijuana.

Tom Bates said Wednesday the agency has been working to develop rules and regulations for medical marijuana since he was appointed April 1. He said the rules will be ready according to the requirements of the law, which is scheduled to go into effect 60 days after passage.

Voters approved the medical marijuana question during Tuesday's elections.

The measure ma...

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