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OKG Newsletter

Topic: medical marijuana

It’s time for medical marijuana


Paul Armentano
Kudos to state Sen. Constance Johnson for once again calling for legislative hearings regarding the therapeutic use of marijuana. Perhaps this time a majority of her colleagues will listen.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Going to pot

Advocates of medical marijuana hope to make their case in Oklahoma.


Stephie Gregory
A grassroots movement to legalize medicinal marijuana appears to be gaining momentum across the state. Oklahomans spanning several walks of life have joined forces with state Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Oklahoma City, to propose an interim study that would examine the health benefits of cannabis.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Be cautious with a dopey idea


Mike Brake
The renewed push to legalize the medical use of marijuana in Oklahoma takes the same misguided approach used by other states, including California. If, indeed, there is legitimate therapeutic value in pot — a contention with limited anecdotal evidence — setting up an ad hoc network of authorized growers and dispensers is the wrong way to go. Medical pot, if it’s ever legalized, should undergo rigorous clinical trials and be carefully regulated like every other drug
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Pot and panned

Letters to the Editor

Paul Walker
Mike Brake is too old to be writing about medicinal cannabinol use (Commentary, "Be cautious with a dopey idea," Feb. 13, Oklahoma Gazette).
Wednesday, March 6, 2013