Oklahoma Activists Revise their Legalization Petition to Protect Medical Marijuana

  • Earlier in December, a group of activists in Oklahoma filed a petition to legalize recreational marijuana.
  • After hearing of concerns over the ballot initiative’s language and how the new law could affect the current medical marijuana program, Michelle Tilley and Ryan Kiesel pulled State Question 806 and submitted revised language, resulting in State Question 807, which is now pending signature gathering approval.
  • ” The new ballot initiative strengthens the language of the previously filed initiative to ensure that we are crystal clear that this program does not adversely affect the current Oklahoma medical marijuana industry or its patients,” campaign spokesperson Michelle Tilley said in a press release.
  • After careful revisions, the measure now includes very specific protections – and benefits – for the medical marijuana businesses and patients that already exist.

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