Okla. Lawmaker Files Medical Marijuana Bill

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An Oklahoma lawmaker wants the Sooner State to allow certain medical patients to use marijuana.

Sen. Constance Johnson has filed Senate Bill 902 to establish a medical marijuana program in Oklahoma, according to a report from our sister station KFOR in Oklahoma City.

With a doctor’s approval, patients with debilitating medical conditions could use marijuana without fear of criminal prosecution.

She has also filed Senate Bill 914, which changes the maximum penalty for possession of up to 1.5 ounces of marijuana.

Currently, the maximum penalty is a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The new maximum penalty would be 10 days in jail and a $200 fine.

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