Oklahoma fast-tracking medical marijuana, but with pushback
July 11, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is pushing ahead on medical marijuana after local voters approved one of least restrictive laws in the U.S., with the state health department approving emergency rules aimed at fast-tracking the industry into business.
But the health department on Tuesday also tacked on two requirements that medical marijuana advocates say will only slow things down with legal wrangling.
The Oklahoma Board of Health said the state won't allow the sale of smokable cannabis and that dispensaries must have a pharmacist on staff. The board's own attorney advised against the addit...