Oklahoma Law Enforcement, Business Coalition Forms to Fight Medical Marijuana Question

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A coalition that includes law enforcement, prosecutors and members of the business and medical community is opposing a medical cannabis question on Oklahoma’s June 26, 2018, primary election ballot.

The group, known as SQ 788 is Not Medical, registered as an unlimited political action committee on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission. It includes some politically powerful organizations, including the District Attorneys Council, Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association and The State Chamber.

The group maintains the state question is too broadly written and doesn’t include enough safeguards to protect landlords, employers, and municipalities from regulating the activity of marijuana license holders.

Supporters of the question say sick people should have access to the medicinal benefits of cannabis. They gathered enough signatures to qualify the medical marijuana question for the election ballot.

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  1. Go right a head and stop it your names will be Mudd in no time at all. The people voted for it why do you want to go against the will of the people? It is the fastest way to lose any moral authority you ever thought about having. Remember this is not the first time a state got medical cannabis there are 29 others that have already done it and they are doing well with it. The LEO’s really need to keep their opinions to themselves. The more you talk about it the more people wonder who is paying you to do this. We follow the money!

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