Cannabis Guide for the USA & Canada – Oklahoma, USA

Medical marijuana was legalized in June 2018 in Oklahoma, establishing the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) as a division of the Oklahoma State Department of Health to ensure the health and safety of Oklahomans and provide regulation of medical marijuana. A number of regulations have been established since then for patients and the industry. As a condition of obtaining a license to operate a medical marijuana facility in the state, a business owner must prove that the location of the proposed business meets all requisite state law and local ordinance spacing requirements. Many communities in Oklahoma also have their own local ordinances governing spacing. A qualifying individual or business entity may obtain power, processor, transportation, research, retail, or disposal license related to commercial medical marijuana. The law in the state provides an employer may not discriminate in employment against an applicant or employee solely upon the basis of that person’s status as a “medical marijuana licensee,” but drug testing under its Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act is permitted by employers.


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