• Tulsa police: Marijuana still illegal without state-issued medical license

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    • Oklahoma officials are working on implementing SQ788.
    • Voters approved the measure in June. It legalizes medical marijuana in the state.
    • Tulsa police said they will continue to uphold the law as it relates to marijuana and said it remains illegal to possess and distribute it without a state-issued medical marijuana license.

    TULSA, Okla. - The Tulsa Police Department said Wednesday the “possession or distribution of marijuana” remains illegal without a state-issued medical marijuana license.

    Lawmakers and other state officials are still working on the implementation of State Question 788 that passed in June. The measure legalized medical marijuana in the state.

    RELATED: TIMELINE of events since medical marijuana passed in Oklahoma

    Officials said police “will continue to uphold the law as it related to marijuana.”

    Due to the fluidity of the situation, Tulsa police said the department will monitor the state’s decisions closely "for when regulations and laws change, and when licenses are issued." 


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