Skip to comments.Oklahoma Initiative Would Make Pot a Legal, Exportable Cash Crop
Posted on 05/08/2014 4:17:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Marijuana reform advocates hope Oklahoma will live up to its nickname the Sooner State by becoming the first U.S. jurisdiction to both legalize cannabis for personal use and allow it to be exported as a cash crop.
In the best-case scenario for pro-pot campaigners, there will be two initiatives on the November ballot: One that would allow medical marijuana and another more far-reaching initiative that would comprehensively dismantle status quo pot policies.
The medical marijuana initiative is further along. On May 18 supporters will begin collecting the required 155,216 signatures for ballot access if opponents do not file a challenge with the states supreme court.
The outright legalization initiative is currently being finalized and its backers led by state Sen. Connie Johnson, a Democrat hope to file it with the Oklahoma Secretary of States office as early as Friday.
There is quiet, silent support, not only because our laws are ridiculous but because people either have used it or know someone who has, and all of the doomsday expectations just are not true, says Johnson....
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Let us hope not
We think the problem is Obama and the Marxists.
They are just the symptom.
This rot of thinking is the disease that has lead to the Marxist take over.
Marijuana aside...hemp is a healthy economical crop, use to be one of the primary crops back in day.
The list of things that can be made from hemp is huge.
The paper industry probably hates it.
Biggest crops in NE Oklahoma Ozarks...Chickens, cattle, pigs, pot, meth. Not necessarily in that order.
Arlene needs to step away from the bong and breathe some oxygen. I live in OKC, and I can assure we don't have one the strongest, most booming economies in the US because of agriculture and prisons. Our petroleum, natural gas, medical research, aviation, and tech industries are booming. So, sign the petition or don't sign the petition, but don't make your choice based on threadbare liberal scare tactics. Sheesh.
If it’s legal, it takes some power from the JBTs.
Oklahoma drug cartel. If you think the Zetas are bad, wait until the government and big business are se;ll
Actually, it gives way more power to the JBTs. It turns the government into a drug enterprise that makes money off every drug sold. Think of how many more JBTs they will be hiring to regulate every centimeter of our life. Yeah, we are now property of the state!