Media Awareness Project Drug News
  1. US OK: Editorial: CBD Oil

    Tulsa World, 17 May 2016 - A Compassionate Expansion Gov. Mary Fallin signed into a law a modest expansion of a state law that allows therapeutic uses of a nonintoxicating ingredient of marijuana for a limited number of medical conditions.
  2. US OK: PUB LTE: Pot Helps

    Tulsa World, 06 May 2016 - I have been a dedicated reader of the Tulsa World for probably 50 years and have never read a more uninformed editorial ("Medical pot," April 18). There are many respectful doctors and members of the media including a multisegment report by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on NBC that outlines and documents the advantages of medical marijuana for certain types of illnesses.
  3. US OK: House Approves Bill Expanding Use of Medical Marijuana

    Tulsa World, 06 May 2016 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma House has given final approval to legislation that expands the medical use of an oil derived from marijuana. The House voted 69-14 for the measure and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin to be signed into law.
  4. US OK: Editorial: Medical Pot

    Tulsa World, 18 Apr 2016 - Oklahomans Aren't Ready for It If at first (and second) you can't succeed... Supporters of legalizing the medical use of marijuana have filed a third attempt at a statewide ballot petition. Similar petitions were filed the past two years and both fell short of gathering enough support to make the ballot. But there's reason for some supporter optimism this time.
  5. US OK: OK's Attorney General Continues Effort to Overturn

    The Oklahoman, 16 Apr 2016 - DENVER - Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is trying a new tactic in his fight to have Colorado's legalization of recreational use of marijuana overturned. Pruitt and his Nebraska counterpart are asking an appeals court to allow them to join a court case that may decide whether federal law against marijuana pre-empts Colorado's legalization.
  6. US OK: Pruitt Tries To Join Anti-Pot Case

    Tulsa World, 16 Apr 2016 - Oklahoma, Nebraska Officials Continue a Battle Against Colorado. DENVER - Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is trying a new tactic in his fight to have Colorado's legalization of marijuana for recreational use overturned.
  7. US OK: Medical Marijuana Supporters File New Papers

    Tulsa World, 12 Apr 2016 - They Will Try a Petition Drive for the Third Time. OKLAHOMA CITY - Supporters of legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes will try for a third time to get the issue on the statewide ballot.
  8. US OK: Initiative Petition to Ask Oklahoma Voters to Legalize

    The Oklahoman, 12 Apr 2016 - Oklahoma voters would be asked to legalize medical marijuana under an initiative petition filed Monday with the secretary of state's office. It calls for the state Health Department to regulate the dispensing of marijuana to people with a doctor-signed license to obtain it.
  9. US OK: Drug Expert To Speak At Town Hall Meeting

    The Ada Evening News, 09 Apr 2016 - The Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss marijuana legalization and the statewide impact it has had on Colorado. The event takes place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Pontotoc Technology Center. This event is open to the community as well as those outside of Pontotoc County. No registration is required and it is free to attend.