Medical industry pushes for THC limits on medical marijuana
Although a large majority of public comments about State Question 788 urged the Oklahoma State Department of Health not to impose cannabinoid percentage limits for medical marijuana products, records show multiple medical industry officials support the proposed strict regulations.
However, a doctor who specializes in the scientific study of cannabis says limitations on product potency will diminish the spirit of the ballot measure approved last month that rightly gives wide latitude to medical professionals.
The state Health Department, through the newly established Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, received roughly 1,000 public comments through July 3 about emergency draft rules that will, if approved during a Tuesday board meeting, help govern the implementation of State Question 788. Read more from the Tulsa World.