Contrasting opinions

Lawrence Pasternack and Darrell Carnes argue the merits and weaknesses of State Question 806, which is now State Question 807.
 Nowhere have the debates been more rampant about the pros and cons of State Question 807, formerly State Question 806, than on social media. Lawrence Pasternack of the Oklahoma Cannabis Liberty Alliance shares his views on the positive aspects of SQ807, while Darrell Carnes of 788 Media Group argues that this constitutional amendment is the wrong move for the state of Oklahoma and its cannabis program.

Cannabis Issue: Absolved authorship

A number of people suspected to have drafted State Question 807 are speaking out about the ballot petition initiative.
Before the authors of State Question 807, previously filed as State Question 806, signed their names to the initiative petition, rumors and speculation ran rampant about who authored the proposed constitutional amendment.

Second wave

State Question 806 was withdrawn, edited and refiled as State Question 807 and another recreational petition, State Question 808, was filed the same day.
Four days after withdrawing State Question 806, a modified version was again filed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State as State Question 807 and another party filed State Question 808 on the same day.

Game plan

A proposed roundtable session to discuss the ballot initiative petition became an anti-State Question 807 session when authors and proponents of that initiative failed to show and the writer of State Question 808 walked out after reading his proposed constitutional amendment.

Oklahoma-grown

Purple Tangie Cannabis Co. has taken home prizes in both High Times Cannabis Cup and Cowboy Cup during its first year in business.
When he took the stage at Cowboy Cup to accept the back-to-back awards for best indoor flower and grand champion flower, he did not do so as Jeremy Jones but as Jeremy Purple Tangie.

Rough takeoff

The secretive launch of State Question 806 upset and angered much of the medical cannabis community before it was voluntarily withdrawn 11 days later.
Once word of State Question 806 began making the rounds, the cannabis sphere was instantly teeming with fury.

Christmas cheer

For the holidays, the chefs at Guyutes have whipped up infused eggnog and bread pudding.
An excellent way to add some yuletide cheer to your Christmas is with a little infused bread pudding and eggnog after opening your presents.

Inaugural cup

Winners were announced during the first Cowboy Cup held Dec. 13 and 14 at Tumbleweed Dance Hall in Stillwater.
The inaugural Cowboy Cup went by with nary a hitch, awarding its first round of encrusted belt buckles to a new crop of cannabis cultivators.

Pure quality

Simple Cure takes a slow, pure approach to producing its full-spectrum cannabis products.
Sometimes the best strategy is sticking with what you know, and that is exactly how Simple Cure was founded.

Broadening access

Recreational cannabis would be legal if next year, voters approve a ballot initiative filed with Oklahoma Secretary of State last week.
An initiative petition for recreational cannabis was quietly filed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State last week.

Scorched dreams

The week before Thanksgiving, Steve’s Greens Cannabis + Wellness was burglarized and then torched.
To say the weekend before Thanksgiving was a rough one for Steve’s Greens Cannabis + Wellness would be one hell of an understatement.

Cover: Laboratory, tested

Oklahoma Gazette spoke with three Oklahoma City metro cannabis laboratories about their processes and submitted a flower sample for review.
Testing is now required for all cannabis products in Oklahoma.

Danksgiving turkey

The chefs at Guyutes have cooked up a bird that will definitely put a different spin on holiday get-togethers this season.
Your family, a smorgasbord of side dishes and a big ol’ turkey soaked through with cannabis butter — what could go wrong?

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