Medical marijuana is legal in Oklahoma, but recreational use of marijuana is still illegal.
In 2018, Oklahoma voters approved State Question 788, which legalized medical marijuana for patients with certain qualifying medical conditions. Under this law, qualified patients can obtain a medical marijuana license and purchase marijuana from licensed dispensaries.
However, possession of marijuana for recreational use is still illegal in Oklahoma, and individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana without a valid medical marijuana license may face criminal charges. Penalties for possession of marijuana can vary depending on the amount of the drug involved and other factors.
Despite the legal status of marijuana in Oklahoma, the state has become one of the largest and fastest-growing medical marijuana markets in the United States. As of 2021, there were more than 300,000 medical marijuana patients in the state, and the industry was generating millions of dollars in revenue.
Overall, while medical marijuana is legal in Oklahoma, possession and use of marijuana for recreational purposes remains illegal and can result in criminal charges. It is important for individuals to be aware of the legal risks associated with marijuana use in Oklahoma and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.