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Update: Gov. Mary Fallin signs emergency rules governing medical marijuana

Update: Gov. Mary Fallin signs emergency rules governing medical marijuana

Board bans smokable marijuana products and requires pharmacist on site

Tulsa World
By Samantha Vicent Tulsa World  
Jul 11, 2018

Gov. Mary Fallin on Wednesday signed a set of emergency rules governing medical marijuana.

The governor's office issued the following statement from Fallin:

“These rules are the best place to start in developing a proper regulatory framework for medical marijuana, with the highest priority given to the health and safety of Oklahomans. They are also the quickest and most cost-efficient way to get the process actually started as required by the law passed by the people. I expect modifications could occur in the future. I know some citizens are not pleased with these actions. But I encourage everyone to approach this effort in a constructive fashion in order to honor the will of the citizens of Oklahoma who want a balanced and responsible medical marijuana law. The state question placed an accelerated implementation period upon the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which is required to start the application process by July 26 – just two weeks away. The Health Department has been working with 17 other agencies the past three months on crafting these emergency rules. Asking the Legislature to pass comprehensive legislation in a special session is not realistic... FULL ARTICLE

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