Cannabis News Box

Oklahoma cannabis companies fight over residency and zoning restrictions

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 10, 2020

Business owners operating in Oklahoma's medical cannabis market have fought back against the enforcement of a harsh two-year residency requirement and 1,000-foot school buffer zone. Regulators are starting to feel the pressure from frustrated "cannapreurs", who are keen to overthrow the strict rules. ...

Oklahoma sees record medical cannabis state taxes as Arkansas consumers stock up

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

The low cost of cannabis in Oklahoma has prompted hordes of Arkansans to make the five-hour drive for a stash top-up. As a direct effect of this, Oklahoma’s medical cannabis market has boomed in value, whereas the medical cannabis market in Arkansas has struggled to retain customers. A report r...

Oklahoma generated record medical cannabis tax revenue in March

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

States that legalize cannabis stand to benefit the local economy, with sales taxes contributing to various community programs and funding projects. In Oklahoma – where medical cannabis was legalized on June 26, 2018 with the passing of voter-approved voters approved State Question 788 – the resu...

Oklahoma’s medical cannabis market