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OKG Newsletter

Topic: committee

Herbal remedy

Will legislation that legalizes marijuana usage with a doctor’s recommendation go up in smoke?


Clifton Adcock
A state Senate committee bogarted a bill designed to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma by refusing to hold hearings on any of its assigned legislation this session, effectively keeping the measure hostage until next session.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Green fests are best

Local festivals go green with recycling initiatives and more.


Courtney Silva
Spring in Oklahoma City means an endless number of festivals. With vendor food in one hand, a cold drink in the other, and your eyes on a fascinating piece of art or a cool new band, festivals are a great way to support the local community.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

‘Out of compliance’

Could some of Oklahoma’s laws regulating corporate donations be at odds with federal case law?


Clifton Adcock
State laws restricting corporate independent campaign expenditures and requiring registration as a political action committee in Oklahoma are considered “unenforceable” in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, according to some state officials.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011



Gazette staff
Speaking of drugs, it looks like the state Legislature won’t be making your decongestant of choice prescription-only anytime soon. A state House panel last week rejected a measure to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine, despite the law enforcement community rallying in support of the bill.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012