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Medical Marijuana Authority outlines program changes

Tom Bates, interim commissioner of the Oklahoma Board of Health, gestures as he talks with the media following a board meeting in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. The Board adopted new guidelines for the use of medical marijuana in the state after earlier rules hastily adopted last month came under harsh criticism from the attorney general and medical marijuana advocates. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

 Journal Record |July 9, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) – The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority is implementing statutory modifications, made during the 2019 legislative session, to the state’s medical marijuana program. “OMMA has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance ...

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Group files lawsuit over liquor distribution law

By: Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy filed a petition Tuesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court, asking the court to rule that Senate Bill 608 is unconstitutional. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the bill into law ...

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House votes against bail system changes

By Steve Metzer The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – After about an hour of sometimes heated debate, lawmakers in the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have made it easier for crime suspects ...

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State making progress in occupational licensing review

By Steve Metzer The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Licensing rules that affect Oklahomans including funeral directors, embalmers, pesticide applicators, water well drillers, facialists and family practice physicians will be reviewed in the coming year by the state’s Occupational Licensing ...

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