Ancient Physician turned State Rep. Dale Derby (R) of Oklahoma is not happy with State Question 788 - The "Medical Cannabis Initiative" on the ballot June 26th. But the frustrated republican has already decided to not run for reelection ...
Ancient Physician turned State Rep. Dale Derby (R) of Oklahoma is not happy with State Question 788 - The "Medical Cannabis Initiative" on the ballot June 26th. But the frustrated republican has already decided to not run for reelection after only one term, so why should the people of Oklahoma listen to you on this issue?
And I guess after it passes the good doctor won't be issuing medical marijuana licenses to his patients who need it after he goes back into private practice next year and getting those BigPharma bonuses. Vote YES on 788!
According to BallotPedia:
"State Question 788 would legalize marijuana, also known as cannabis, for medical purposes in Oklahoma. Obtaining a state-issued medical marijuana license would require a board-certified physician's signature. There would be no specific qualifying conditions to receive medical marijuana. People with licenses would be permitted to possess up to 3 ounces of marijuana on their person and 8 ounces of marijuana in their residence. A 7 percent tax would be levied on marijuana sales, with revenue being allocated to administrative costs, education, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Licenses would be required to operate dispensaries, commercial growing operations, and processing operations. Municipalities would be prohibited from restricting zoning laws to prevent marijuana dispensaries."
KFOR BY LILI ZHENG,
"OKLAHOMA CITY - As Oklahomans prepare to vote on a state question regarding medical marijuana, members of the medical and healthcare community are at odds.
Rep. Dale Derby, R-Owasso, has been an actively practicing physician of 44 years. He says he is against the way SQ788 is written.
"They are pushing it as medical marijuana, and it’s not medical marijuana. It’s more recreational marijuana," said Rep. Derby.
He told News 4 one of the biggest concerns over the initiative is the vagueness and the lack of specific medical reasons determining how patients would qualify.