OK Goes Recreational? State Question 806 Recreational Marijuana Graphic
Two Oklahoma residents filed an initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana in Oklahoma.
The initiative would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to legalize marijuana for recreational use with caveats. Many on social media are concerned about the after-effects it may have on the OMMA and the medical marijuana patients and operators.
The Recreational Marijuana Petition
State Question 806 needs 178,000 valid voter signatures to make a 2020 ballot and would have 90 days to gather signatures.
Filed by Amy Young & Vanessa Avery
Legalize possession of marijuana
Legalize consumption of marijuana
Must be 21 years of age or older
Motor vehicle restrictions
Restrictions for those performing tasks that “would constituent negligence or professional malpractice” if intoxicated
$25 fine for smoking marijuana in a public or otherwise prohibited place.
It would also
Rename the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority as the Oklahoma Marijuana Authority
Set requirements for licensing
No licensee selling marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school
Allow a local government to “enact ordinances or other regulations governing the time, place and manner of operating