Oklahoma

Oklahoma

329,764
Registered Patient Population
8.33%
of Total Population Represented by Patients
2,073
Total Medical Retail Locations Currently in Operation
159 : 1
Patients : Retail

Medical cannabis is legal in Oklahoma. Patients may possess up to eight ounces of medical cannabis flower and one ounce of concentrated medical cannabis, and may also cultivate up to six mature plants with another six immature plants. Patients and caregivers may purchase up to three ounces at a time from dispensaries. Oklahoma allows out of state patients with a valid medical cannabis card to apply for a 30 day temporary card for a registration fee of $100.

Patient Rights and Civil Protection 86/100   
Arrest Protection 40/40
Affirmative Defense 15/15
Parental Rights Protections 10/10
DUI Protections 0/5
Employment Protections 4/5
Explicit Privacy Standards 4/7
Housing Protections 4/5
Does Not Create New Criminal Penalties for Patients 4/5
Organ Transplants 5/5
Reciprocity 0/3
Access to Medicine 77/100   
Allows Distribution Programs 26/40
– Allows Access to Dried Flowers 15/15
– Allows Delivery 0/5
– No Sales Tax or Reasonable Sales Tax 1/5
– Allows for a Reasonable Number of Dispensaries 5/5
– Does Not Require Vertical Integration 2/2
– Ownership/Employment Restrictions 1/2
– Provisions for Labor Standards 0/2
– Environmental Impact Regulations 0/2
– Choice of Dispensary Without Restrictions 2/2
Noncommercial Cultivation 15/20
– Personal Cultivation 15/15
– Collective Gardening 0/5
Explicit Right to Edibles/Concentrates/Other Forms 8/10
Does not Impose Bans or Limits on THC 10/10
Does not Impose Bans on CBD 10/10
Local Bans/Zoning 8/10
Comprehensive Qualifying Conditions 50/50
Adding New Conditions 10/10
– Law/Regulations Allow for New Conditions 5/5
– System Works for Adding New Conditions 5/5
Reasonable Access for Minors 7/10
Reasonable Caregiver Background Checks 4/4
Number of Caregivers 2/2
Patient/Practitioner-Focused Task Force or Advisory Board 2/2
Reasonable Fees (Patients and Caregivers) 10/10
Allows Multiple-Year Registrations 0/2
Reasonable Physician Requirements 5/5
Does Not Classify Cannabis as a Medicine of Last Resort 5/5
Functionality 90/100   
Patients Able to Access Medicine at Dispensaries or by Cultivation 50/50
No Significant Administrative or Supply Problems 14/15
Patients Can Receive Legal Protections Within Reasonable Time Frame of Doctor's Recommendation 7/10
Reasonable Possession Limits 5/5
Reasonable Purchase Limits 5/5
Allows Patients to Medicate Where They Choose 3/5
Covered by Insurance/State Health Aid 1/3
Financial Hardship (Fee Waivers/Discount Medicine) 5/7
Consumer Safety and Provider Requirements 55/100   
Dispensing 17/25
Staff Training 1/5
Standard Operating Procedures 2.5/5
– Facility Sanitary Conditions 0/1.25
– Storage Protocols 0/1.25
– Reasonable Security Protocols 1.25/1.25
– Inventory Control 1.25/1.25
Recall Protocol and Adverse Event Reporting 3/5
Product Labeling 5.0/5
– Product Contents, Including Source Material Identification 1.67/1.67
– Allergens 1.67/1.67
– Potency/Compound Identification 1.67/1.67
Required Testing 5/5
– Active Compound Identification 1.67/1.67
– Contaminants 1.67/1.67
– Potency 1.67/1.67
Grow/Cultivation 14/25
Staff Training 1/5
Standard Operating Procedures 3/5
– Facility and Equipment Sanitary Conditions 0/0.71
– Workforce Safety Protocols 0/0.71
– Storage Protocols (Short-Term and Long-Term Storage) 0/0.71
– Reasonable Security Protocols 0.7/0.71
– Batch and Lot Tracking 0.71/0.71
– Disposal/Waste 0.71/0.71
– Water Management 0.71/0.71
Pesticide Guidance 2.5/5
– Pesticide Guidance 2.5/2.5
– Pesticide Labeling 0/2.5
Required Testing 5/5
– Active Ingredient Identification 1.25/1.25
– Contaminants 1.25/1.25
– Potency 1.25/1.25
– Sample Retention 1.25/1.25
Recall Protocol and Adverse Event Reporting 3/5
Manufacturing 16/25
Staff Training 1/5
Standard Operating Procedures 3/5
– Facility and Equipment Sanitary Conditions 1/1
– Workforce Safety Protocols 0/1
– Storage Protocols 0/1
– Reasonable Security Protocols 1/1
– Batch and Lot Tracking 1/1
Product Labeling 5/5
– Product Contents, Including Source Material Identification 1.67/1.67
– Allergens 1.67/1.67
– Potency and Compound Information 1.67/1.67
Required Testing 4/5
– Active Ingredient Identification 1/1
– Contaminants 1/1
– Potency 1/1
– Shelf Life Testing 0/1
– Sample Retention 1/1
Recall Protocol and Adverse Event Reporting 3/5
Laboratory Operations 8/25
Staff Training 1/5
Method Validation in Accordance with AHP Guidelines 0/5
Result Reporting 0/5
Independent or Third Party 5/5
Standard Operating Procedures and Protocols 2/5
– Equipment and Instrument Calibration 0/0.83
– Sample Tracking 0.83/0.83
– Facility and Equipment Sanitary Conditions 0/0.83
– Disposal/Waste 0.83/0.83
– Storage Protocols 0/0.83
– Workforce Safety Protocols 0/0.83
Covid Response 14/20   
Delivery Available? 0/6
Curbside Pickup Available? 2/2
Medical Cannabis Essential? 7/7
Telemedicine Available? 5/5
Covid Response 14/20
Delivery Available? 0/6
Curbside Pickup Available? 2/2
Medical Cannabis Essential? 7/7
Telemedicine Available? 5/5
Excerpted from ASA's 2020 State of the States Report.
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