Becoming a Patient in Oklahoma

Any person diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome or any other severe form of epilepsy that is not adequately treated by traditional medical therapies is eligible to become a patient to be treated by CBD oil which contains no more than 0.3% THC, and which is obtained from a provider approved by the FDA who has manufactured and tested the oil in a facility approved by the FDA.

In addition, any person diagnosed with spasticity due to multiple sclerosis or paraplegia, intractable nausea and vomiting, or appetite stimulation with chronic wasting diseases is exempt from criminal prosecution for possession of CBD oil which contains no more than 0.3% THC.

What's Legal

Qualifying patients are protected from arrest, prosecution or any civil penalty. There is no requirement for state registration.  CBD oil used for a clinical trial must be obtained from a provider approved by the FDA who has manufactured and tested the oil in a facility approved by the FDA.  The law is silent as to how other patients should obtain CBD oil. 

Eligible Conditions

Any of the following:

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  • Dravet Syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy
  • any other severe form of epilepsy that is not adequately treated by traditional medical therapies
  • spasticity due to multiple sclerosis or due to paraplegia
  • intractable nausea and vomiting
  • appetite stimulation with chronic wasting diseases

Application Process

There is no formal patient registration set forth by the law.  Patients must be enrolled in an authorized clinical research program to obtain access to CBD oil as described above.

Access/Caregivers

The law does extend protection to parents, legal guardians or caretakers of patients for the possession CBD oil that has no more than 0.3% THC. The law does not create a production or distribution system.

Consumption

The law does not impose restrictions on where patients may use their medicine.

Age Limits

There are no age restrictions.

Confidentiality

While there are no explicit privacy protections, there is no patient registry under the law.

Housing

The law does not provide housing discrimination protection for patients.

Employment

The law does not provide employment discrimination protection for patients.

Insurance

The law is silent on whether insurance would cover CBD oil.

Out of State Patients

The law does not provide legal protections for out of state patients.