Cannabis News Box

Oklahoma rakes in 1.5 times more medical cannabis taxes than all of 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 15, 2020

Excise taxes gleaned through Oklahoma's medical cannabis program this past August have demonstrated a major increase in revenue from the month prior. This is according to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) which claims that tax revenue for 2020 has already surpassed figures from the entire...

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. ...

Facebook sued by seven Oklahoma medical cannabis businesses for discrimination

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 21, 2019

Cannabis shop owners in seven separate Oklahoma locations have filed an angry lawsuit against the world's largest social media platform, Facebook. Allegations have been made against the master creation of Mark Zuckerberg by plaintiffs who claim that they've unfairly been locked in “Facebook jail” as ...