Oklahoma has actually pressed back the begin day for the postponement on clinical marijuana licenses to Aug. 26.
Gov. Kevin Stitt authorized Residence Costs 3208 right into regulation Might 26, which “executes a two-year postponement on clinical marijuana licensing, banning regulatory authorities from releasing brand-new growing, handling as well as retail licenses from August 2022 to August 2024,” Marijuana Service Times formerly reported.
The postponement was anticipated to begin Aug. 1, however has actually been pressed back to Aug. 26. The Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Authority (OMMA) claimed in a news release that it slipped up in translating the reliable day of the regulations.
” The language in the costs mentions the postponement starts Aug. 1, however the costs itself did not gain adequate enact the Oklahoma Legislature to work till Aug. 26– the state has a two-thirds ballot demand for expenses to work quicker than 90 days after adjournment. Consequently, the postponement can not start till the regulations works,” the OMMA claimed.
The postponement does not put on existing cultivator, cpu, or dispensary licenses. Existing permit owners can put on restore their licenses any time, according to the launch.
OMMA Exec Supervisor Adria Berry claimed the company initially translated the costs without thinking about the ballot matter.
” We’re double-checking every item of regulations influencing OMMA from the last legal session to guarantee this will not be duplicated,” Berry claimed. “We hold ourselves to a high requirement, as well as we dropped short in this circumstances. We really hope the openness in our message today is proof that we take seriously the depend on Oklahomans location in OMMA.”
The postponement will certainly finish Aug. 1, 2024, unless Berry has actually completed examining all pending applications.