New Law Strengthens Penalties For Marijuana Diversion

New Law Strengthens Penalties For Marijuana Diversion

A new law will increase fines for unlawful transfers of marijuana by medical marijuana businesses, employees, or agents of the business. It also increases fines for patients and caregivers who unlawfully transfer marijuana “for value.” The law will go into effect Nov....
Governor Signs Bill Giving OMMA Money To Sheriff Departments | Cale Law Office

Governor Signs Bill Giving OMMA Money To Sheriff Departments | Cale Law Office

A new law will create a fund to give some of the OMMA’s money to sheriff departments, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed HB 3530 on May 9. It will take effect on July 1, 2022. The new law creates the County Sheriff Public...
Governor Signs Bill Expanding OMMA Police Powers | Cale Law Office

Governor Signs Bill Expanding OMMA Police Powers | Cale Law Office

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) will have greater police power under a new law signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. The governor signed SB 1543 on May 11. The measure separates the OMMA from the State Health...
Governor Approves Marijuana Exit Bag, Packaging and Labeling Bill | Cale Law Office

Governor Approves Marijuana Exit Bag, Packaging and Labeling Bill | Cale Law Office

Gov. Kevin Stitt on May 2nd approved a bill requiring dispensaries to use exit bags, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. The bill, HB 3019, also makes changes to labeling requirements and allows for clear containers. Exit Package Beginning Nov. 1st,...
Oklahoma Supreme Court Serves Double Victory to Proponents of Adult Use, Medical Marijuana Initiatives

Oklahoma Supreme Court Serves Double Victory to Proponents of Adult Use, Medical Marijuana Initiatives

Proponents of medical and adult-use marijuana initiative petitions scored a double victory in the Oklahoma State Supreme Court this week, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Cale represented Jed Green and Kris Masterman of Oklahomans for Responsible...
New Law: Oklahoma Marijuana Growers Must Be At Least 1,000 Feet From Private Or Public School | Cale Law Office

New Law: Oklahoma Marijuana Growers Must Be At Least 1,000 Feet From Private Or Public School | Cale Law Office

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill on March 30th restricting how close medical marijuana growers can be to a public or private school, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. The law went into effect immediately upon the governor’s signing. The...
Bill To Move Marijuana Grower License to Tiered Fee System Gains Traction In Oklahoma House

Bill To Move Marijuana Grower License to Tiered Fee System Gains Traction In Oklahoma House

An Oklahoma bill to categorize marijuana grower licenses into tiers has gained traction in the State House. If passed into law, it will significantly raise the cost of grower license fees, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Rep. Scott Fetgatter...
Cryptocurrency bill to regulate Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Businesses Advances in State House

Cryptocurrency bill to regulate Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Businesses Advances in State House

A bill to regulate Oklahoma medical marijuana businesses through a state cryptocurrency system advanced in the State House of Representatives, on March 15th, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Click on photo to view debate on HB 3279 Rep. Justin...
Slew of Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Bills Now Dormant for 2022 Legislative Session | Cale Law Office

Slew of Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Bills Now Dormant for 2022 Legislative Session | Cale Law Office

It happens every year. A legislator introduces a bill – and it goes nowhere. That includes a slew of medical marijuana bills that are now dormant, said Oklahoma medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Dormant bills are ones that were not referred out of committees in...
Oklahoma House Republicans Unveil 12-Point Medical Marijuana Law and Policy Package |Cale Law Office

Oklahoma House Republicans Unveil 12-Point Medical Marijuana Law and Policy Package |Cale Law Office

Oklahoma House Republicans unveiled a comprehensive medical marijuana law and policy plan on March 7, 2022, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. They say it’s aimed at stopping illegal grows and fostering a safer free market for the marijuana industry....