1 December, 2019

Status: Medical Use


2015: CBD (cannabidiol) oil legalised for over-the-counter use
2018: Medical cannabis legalised

Policy Framework: 

  • Medical cannabis must be recommended by a licensed doctor for patients who wish to obtain it legally;
  • Patients can possess 3oz (85g) of cannabis, 72oz (2kg) of edible cannabis, 6 mature cannabis plants, six immature cannabis plants, and 1oz (30g) of concentrated cannabis;
  • Patients are permitted to use smokable forms of medical cannabis;
  • Medical cannabis can only be obtained from state-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries;
  • There are an estimated 178,173 registered medical cannabis patients in Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority;
  • Possession of any amount of cannabis for recreational use is a misdemeanour punishable by up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $US1000;
  • Sale or distribution of any amount of cannabis is a felony punishable by up to life in prison and fines of up to $US500,000.


  • Between 2005 and 2017, cannabis use in people over the age of 12 decreased from 1.9% to 1.0%.


Source: https://crime-data-explorer.fr.cloud.gov/explorer/state/oklahoma/crime

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