The state of Oklahoma legalized medical cannabis in 2018, through a Ballot Measure, Oklahoma State Question 788, which provided a legal way for qualifying patients in the state to access and utilize medical cannabis as a form of treatment for their ailment. Access to medical cannabis is through state licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell medical cannabis.
When to Apply
NUMBER OF MARIJUANA BUSINESS LICENSES AVAILABLE
Medical marijuana business licenses are available in Oklahoma. The number of marijuana business licenses available are subject to each local municipality (city, township, borough, county) and its local ordinances. Local governments will be allowed to regulate the number and types of licenses allowed to operate within their jurisdiction. Types of licenses allowed include the following:
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Grower License Information: a licensed commercial grower can sell marijuana to a licensed retailer or a licensed processor; and there are no limitations on how much marijuana a licensed grower can grow.
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Processor License Information: a licensed processor can take marijuana plants and process these plants into other forms for consumption. Additionally, a licensed processor may sell marijuana products to a licensed retailer or any other licensed processor.
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Dispensary License Information: a licensed dispensary can sell marijuana plants or marijuana products in the form provided by licensed processors. The products can only be sold to an Oklahoma medical marijuana patient or their caregiver.
HOW TO START A MARIJUANA BUSINESS IN OKLAHOMA
To operate a marijuana business in Oklahoma, you will need the following plans:
- Security Plan
- Environmental Impact Plan
- Quality Control and Quality Assurance Plan
- Business Plan
- Financial Plan
- Community Benefits Plan
- Research Plan
- Cultivation, Manufacturing and/or Dispensing Plan
- Labor Compliance Plan
- Staffing and Training Plan
Schedule for a complimentary 15-min consult with our licensing/application expert to learn more about how we may be able to assist you.
OKLAHOMA MARIJUANA TIMELINE
June 2018 – Oklahoma legalized medical marijuana through Question 788
Nov 2018 – First medical marijuana sale to patients
2020 – Breaking sales records with over $300 Million in retail sales for just the first half of 2020
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