OKLAHOMA CITY — Quick Facts:
- Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter advised the State Board of Health to change the rules they made for medical marijuana last week.
- Attorney General Hunter said the rules the Board made last week are inconsistent with the language of the state question that was passed.
- He advised the Board to hold a special meeting to amend the rules that differ from that language.
- Medical marijuana advocates announced a lawsuit last week over the current rules last week.
- RELATED: Oklahoma medical board lawyer charged with making threats.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is advising the State Board of Health to reconvene over its ruling on the state's medical marijuana rules.
In a letter to the Board, Attorney General Hunter said some of the regulations they laid out are inconsistent with what was voted on for State Question 788.
Attorney General Hunter also said "the board has not been given any express or implied statutory authority to impose additional requirement on licenses."
The attorney general is the latest Oklahoma official to speak out against the State Board of Health knowing.
State Board of Health President Tim Starkey released this statement:
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