Carl's Capitol Comments
Legislative leadership, governor agree on illegal marijuana grows
February 16, 2022
This is one of the busiest first weeks to a legislative session that I've had.
Session started Monday, Feb. 7, with the governor's annual State of the State Address. The remainder of the week saw a flurry of committee and other meetings regarding upcoming legislation.
There were a few areas on which legislative leadership and the governor agree.
Medical marijuana is one of those. The governor talked about the need to get a better handle on illegal grow operations in the state and those with foreign ownership. He pointed out that Oklahoma has 8,300 growers compared to neighboring Arkansas...