Group seeking recreational pot in Oklahoma abandons effort

 

December 27, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group seeking a public vote on whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oklahoma has temporarily abandoned its effort.

The two proponents of the initiative petition — Amy Young and Vanessa Avery — notified the Secretary of State's office on Monday that they were withdrawing the petition they filed earlier this month.

Young said in a statement she grew concerned about the impact that recreational marijuana might have on existing medical marijuana businesses and on children who are currently able to receive medicinal marijuana.

A spokeswoman for the gr...



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