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This is Tom Bates, the interim commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, addressing the media on how his agency can be prepared to implement SQ 788.
This is Tom Bates, the interim commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, addressing the media on how his agency can be prepared to implement SQ 788.


Information that patients, growers and sellers need to apply for medical marijuana licenses will be available online by July 26, state Health Department officials said Wednesday.

However, it is expected to take several more months before new medical marijuana products will be available to Oklahoma consumers.

Because of federal restrictions on medical marijuana sales between states, making medical marijuana available to patients in Oklahoma will not be as simple as opening up a store and shipping packages of medical marijuana in from Colorado for resale, said Chip Paul, co-founder of the group that backed Oklahoma's medical marijuana state question.

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This is Tom Bates, the interim commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, addressing the media on how his agency can be prepared to implement SQ 788.

This is Tom Bates, the interim commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, addressing the media on how his agency can be prepared to implement SQ 788.

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Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun.... Read more ›

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