Deadline for New Bill Requests – December 12th

To follow up on the Interim studies allowing medical trials in the state of Oklahoma for the use of non-intoxicating CBD Oil for severe seizure disorders in children, you are encouraged to contact your representatives and voice your support for such actions. While CBD oil alone is far too limiting for the many others who …

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CBD Hearing at Oklahoma State Capitol

The following account is submitted by Drug Policy Reform Network board member, Dax Ewbank, who attended the hearing at the capitol. Here is my takeaway from the CBD Hearing held today at the Oklahoma State Capitol. I was happy that the hearing was held, there were at least 7 or 8 legislators present, which is …

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Re: Governor Fallin’s Press Release – Support of Medicinal Use of CBD

Governor Fallin's press release today announcing her support of medicinal use of CBD oil is a mere breadcrumb. While this low THC oil could benefit a very small demographic of children, it limits life saving, life improving medicine to others and continues to victimize a large group of people who suffer from cancer, cancer treatment …

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Two Oklahoma Initiative Campaigns seek to nullify federal marijuana laws

US News reports that two initiative campaigns are underway in Oklahoma to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational uses. If either passes, it will add to the swelling movement to nullify unconstitutional federal laws prohibiting marijuana. The federal government currently bans marijuana for any use. But constitutionally, the feds lack any authority enforce a prohibition …

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Fundraiser for Girl to Move to Colorado for Cannabis Treatment

This is the story of Jaqie Angel: "Every year hundreds of children are diagnosed with severe forms of epilepsy. My 18 month old daughter, Jaqie Angel, suffers from a deadly form of epilepsy due to a rare genetic disorder. She has had uncontrollable seizures since she was 5 months old and has 75-150 seizures daily. …

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Lisa Bowman Op/ed in Tulsa World

"Oklahoma Republican legislators, such as Sen. Dan Newberry of Tulsa, are rallying Republicans to support anti-cannabis legalization. They use divisive rhetoric such as calling supporters of cannabis legalization "liberals." As a Republican myself, I am curious: When did using legislation to allow government to trump the rights of individuals become conservative? When did refusing to …

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