788 Events for Week of May 14th – May 19th


The Marijuana Question

Wednesday, May 16th at 6pm

Oklahoma Watch will host a public forum in Oklahoma City to discuss State Question 788, the Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, which seeks to legalize the licensed cultivation, use and possession of marijuana for medicinal purposes.

The “Oklahoma Watch-Out forum” is free and open to the public and will be held from 6  to 7 p.m. at The Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
Featured panelists will include Frank Grove, chairman of Vote Yes on 788 campaign and president of the Drug Policy Reform Network of Oklahoma, and Dr. Jean Hausheer, president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association.

Oklahoma Watch Executive Editor David Fritze will moderate the discussion, and audience questions will be allowed. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register online.

State Question 788 will appear on the June 26 primary ballot. The event is intended to inform Oklahomans about the specifics of the proposal, the issues surrounding medical marijuana, and how Oklahoma’s question compares with similar measures passed or rejected in other states.

About the Panelists
Frank Grove is the editor of State Question 788, chair of the Vote Yes On 788 Campaign and president of the Drug Policy Reform Network of Oklahoma.

Grove has worked in the health-care field developing applications for telemedicine and is a published research scientist. He graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Tulsa with funding from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Grove is a lifelong resident of Tulsa.

Dr. Jean Hausheer is an ophthalmologist and surgeon and is the current president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. Hausheer provides refractive and comprehensive eye care for patients at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Lawton.

She is an active member of the medical staff at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, the Lawton Indian Hospital and the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Oklahoma City.

A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s six-year program, she completed ophthalmic residency training at the Mayo Clinic Department of Ophthalmology.

Tickets are free but please register here.

Educational Forum on Medical Cannabis – Miami

Saturday, May 19th
12 pm – 2 pm
Miami Public Library
200 N Main St
Miami, OK 74354

Discussion about the legalization of medical cannabis with Dana McMurchey, Education and Yes on 788; Stacy Brown, cancer/arthritis patient; Jason Case, veteran; Chris Moe, a legislative watchdog.

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Educational Forum on Medical Cannabis – Duncan

Saturday, May 19th
12 pm – 2 pm
Duncan Public Library
2211 N Highway 81
Duncan, OK 73533

We will have some knowledgeable speakers including Mario Garcia from Oklahoma Cannabis Business Network, Dana McMurchy public Liaison of SQ788. Amanda Davis RN from Dr. Rezaei’s John Frasure retired Marine Veteran. Jordan from Cantek Lab INC.

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Commit to Vote for SQ 788

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is proud to endorse Oklahoma’s State Question 788 — a statewide ballot measure that provides patients regulated access to medical cannabis.

SQ 788 is a patient-centric plan that empowers physicians to use their discretion when determining their patient’s ideal health care plan.

We believe that Oklahomans know what is best for Oklahoma and we encourage you to commit to voting on June 26th in favor of a new approach to medicinal marijuana.

Commit to vote now by entering your information and get information regarding the effort.

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