TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- Oklahoma voters approve State Question 788 for medical marijuana in June 26 primary election.
- State Question 788 represents the vote for or against legalization of licensed use, sale and growth of marijuana in Oklahoma for medicinal purposes.
- Find more information on the June 26 election on FOX23's YOU DECIDE 2018 page.
- When the measure goes into effect, those wanting licenses still must be approved by an Oklahoma Board Certified Physician.
- A poll released by Oklahomans for Health in January found 62 percent of Oklahomans support State Question 788.
Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana in the state in the June 26 primary election..
State Question 788 represents the legalization of medical marijuana in Oklahoma.
The measure does not legalize marijuana for recreational purposes nor could those receiving it for medicinal purposes give or sell it to others. Licenses are only given to those 18 years or older and residents of Oklahoma.
There are some exceptions that must be approved by multiple physicians and a parent or legal guardian.
Gov. Mary Fallin released the following statement after the measure was approved:
The Oklahoma State Department of Health released a statement saying they are ready to meet the requirements to implement legal medical marijuana on time.
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