Durable industry

Oklahoma’s cannabis industry stays strong while facing COVID-19 in addition to its everyday challenges in a volatile business market.
For the Oklahoma cannabis industry, the months since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state have been both the best and worst of times.

PRESS RELEASE Stargazer Edibles launches Churned This Way Pride ice cream

Stargazer Edibles, award-winning producer of cannabis infused ice cream products, chocolate bars and cookie dough for the medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma, is releasing a special flavor to commemorate Pride Month in the state.

Farming collective

Fire Ranch Farms, a 2-acre property containing multiple cannabis farms with a “Farmacy” on the property, is now open for business.
Fire Ranch is a new and unique brand of Oklahoma agriculture collective.

Another proposal

Two more ballot petition initiatives regarding cannabis were filed quietly with the Oklahoma Secretary of State last week.
Two new ballot initiative petitions regarding cannabis were filed this week without public fanfare.

Green banking

Mel Barnes, chief operations officer for Oklahoma State Bank, talks with Oklahoma Gazette about banking regulations in regard to cannabis.
Oklahoma State Bank is the most recent financial institution to offer banking services for Oklahoma’s medical cannabis industry.

Reddit reel

The definitive online forum for Oklahoma cannabis information since before the vote on State Question 788 is getting bigger by the day.
There is a place cannabis enthusiasts and patients have been congregating online before State Question 788 was even voted into law.

Confit cannabis

This month, the Guyutes chefs bring an infused French dish to the tables of Oklahoma Gazette readers.
French cuisine gains an extra dimension when you put it in the hands of cannabis chefs.

Moving forward

The challenge to State Question 807 will be heard by an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee this week.
Proponents for State Question 807 have filed their brief with the Oklahoma Supreme Court while the court has also denied a Tulsa attorney to submit a “friend of the court” brief and participate in the referee hearing scheduled for this week. On Feb. 18, petitioners for SQ807 Ryan Kiesel and Michelle Tilley filed their brief in response to the challenge with the court.

Policy party

The second patient event held at the Capitol this legislative session occurs on Fat Tuesday.
This year’s Fat Tuesday is going to be a little different, with a free patient drive and celebration scheduled outside the Capitol.

Tangled web

Paul Tay has both stalled the petition drive for State Question 807 and gotten the green light for his own State Question 808 and promises more legal actions from within the confines of the Tulsa County jail.
The petition drive for State Question 807 remains in limbo while the Oklahoma secretary of state has given the go-ahead for the gathering of signatures for State Question 808, but the author of that measure is both the challenger of SQ807 and also remains jailed in Tulsa County.

Peaceable assembly

A large group of Oklahoma cannabis advocates met with lawmakers and other policymakers at the March on the Capitol 2020.
Medical cannabis advocates and patients marched to the Capitol last Thursday, meeting with legislators and sharing stories of their successes since State Question 788 was passed.

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