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Medical marijuana initiative drive falls short of signature goal; group plans another effort (access required)

By Marie Price Editor/Senior Capitol Reporter Journal Record Legislative Report Organizer Chip Paul and volunteers with Oklahomans for Health put a brave face on the situation late Friday afternoon, but Paul acknowledged that the group’s drive to put a medical ...

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Growing momentum: Organizer optimistic as deadline for marijuana petition nears (access required)

By M. Scott Carter The Journal Record Though it’s still considered a long shot, an initiative to legalize marijuana use in Oklahoma could draw new voters to the polls this November – but the petition must first make it to the ballot.

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Moore mothers call for bond issue to build storm shelters at Oklahoma schools (access required)

Hearing one of his friends crying in another classroom, Plaza Towers Elementary School third-grader Christopher Legg left his own room and made his way down the hall to soothe the classmate’s fears as the May tornado headed toward their part ...

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(Updated) Dorman apologizes to colleagues for use of House resources regarding possible school storm shelter petition drive (access required)

Saying that he was not fully cognizant of guidelines regarding use of House resources in such situations, Rep. Joe Dorman has issued an apology to his House colleagues concerning his recent activities discussing a possible petition drive for a bond ...

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(FINAL UPDATE) Fallin, local officials launch petition drive to combat secondhand smoking (access required)

Appearing before a packed Capitol Blue Room full of supporters Tuesday, Gov. Mary Fallin announced the launch of an initiative petition drive to put to a vote of the people the issue of tobacco regulation aimed at reducing secondhand smoke.

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