The voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients passed by 57-43 , according to the state elections board website.
NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano contributed to this article.
Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles or infused concentrates.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health has already begun drafting rules for a Medical Marijuana Control Program, according to StateImpact Oklahoma.
Earlier this month Republican Gov. Mary Fallin said she would convene a special legislative session if the ballot measure passes so lawmakers can create a legal framework for regulating medical marijuana.
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State Question 788 is the fourth medical marijuana initiative in a row to win in a state that went for Donald Trump, and that number could grow to as many as six by the end of the year. They were approved in Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota in 2016, and they will appear on ballots in Missouri and Utah this November.
Governor Fallin, US Sen. James Lankford and various members of law enforcement and religious