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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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ODOT creates office for mass transit


By: Christian Tabak The Journal Record | July 1, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation announced Monday the formation of the new Office of Mobility and Public Transit, which will focus on coordinating statewide efforts to expand Oklahoma’s public transportation ...

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Crow appointed interim director of DOC


By: Christian Tabak The Journal Record | June 14, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt appointed former Oklahoma Department of Corrections Chief of Operations Scott Crow as interim director of the department after the abrupt resignation of former DOC Director Joe Allbaugh this ...

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Oklahoma Corrections Director Allbaugh resigns

FILE - In this June 27, 2017, file photo, Joe Allbaugh, director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, listens during a Board of Corrections meeting in Oklahoma City. Allbaugh warned lawmakers on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that the state's crumbling prison system is overcrowded with inmates, the staff is overworked and underpaid and the problem is expected to worsen as more men and women are being sentenced to long stretches behind bars. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

By: Christian Tabak The Journal Record | June 12, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh abruptly resigned Wednesday during a Board of Corrections meeting over what he cited as the board having a different set of ideas from ...

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