The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, the medical cannabis regulatory authority in Oklahoma. Has approved the records of 200,000 state residents eligible for medical cannabis . since August 2018, or 3500 patients per week.
Under State Question 788, which legalized the medical use of cannabis in Oklahoma. For instance, adult patients can request a medical card to access medical cannabis . After receiving a recommendation from their doctor. The medical card gives you the right to have:
- 3 ounces of cannabis (84 grams) on hand
- 225 grams of cannabis at home
- 28 grams of concentrates
- 2 kilos of edibles
- 6 flowering plants and 6 growing plants
Patients can consume cannabis wherever tobacco is permissible .Also, edibles can be consumed in any location except federal properties.
After some regulatory developments. new rules on medical cannabis came into force last month in the state. including requirements for tracking seeds for sale, rules prohibiting doctors from issuing recommendations in a dispensary. Also, rules prohibiting municipalities from banning the trade in medical cannabis and wording allowing patients to own a firearm.
7000 licenses for professionals
The cannabis industry is not in excess. In the same period, more than 7,000 licenses were granted to cannabis companies. 4,300 concerned cultivation companies, 1,200 processing activities and 1,900 dispensaries.
Sales of medical cannabis are predictable to reach between $140 million and $180 million in the first full year. Prior to legalization, government officials estimated that about 80,000 patients would register in the first year of the legal medical cannabis program