Category Archives: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority

Oklahoma names health official to oversee state’s medical marijuana program

Oklahoma health officials appointed an internal candidate to head up the state’s new Medical Marijuana Authority. Oklahoma State Department of Health Interim Commissioner Tom Bates announced Thursday that Adrienne Rollins will lead the division overseeing MMJ. Rollins has been with the agency since 2012 and has been working since April on implementing the program in […]

Oklahoma reverses rules that could have hampered medical cannabis industry

The Oklahoma Board of Health voted Wednesday to adopt new rules for its medical marijuana industry, reversing ones it hurriedly adopted last month that were criticized by the state’s attorney general as well as MMJ proponents. The new regulations, which were proposed last week by the state’s Medical Marijuana Authority, should provide greater business opportunities for […]