As the medical cannabis industry continues to grow in Oklahoma, it’s essential for patients, businesses, and healthcare professionals to understand the state’s regulations and compliance requirements. In this blog post, we will provide an overview of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) guidelines and discuss the key aspects of medical cannabis compliance in the state.


Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA)

In 2018, Oklahoma voters approved State Question 788, which legalized medical cannabis for qualifying patients in the state. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) was established to oversee the state’s medical cannabis program, including the licensing of businesses and the registration of patients and caregivers.


Patient & Caregiver Registration

To become a registered medical cannabis patient or caregiver in Oklahoma, individuals must apply through the OMMA website. The application process requires the submission of a physician’s recommendation, proof of Oklahoma residency, and a valid ID.

Patients must be at least 18 years old, or they can have a designated caregiver if they are under 18. Caregivers must be at least 18 years old and can only serve one patient at a time. The application fee for both patients and caregivers is $100, with a reduced fee of $20 for individuals on Medicaid or Medicare.


Business Licensing Requirements

Oklahoma has a relatively open market for medical cannabis businesses, with no caps on the number of licenses issued for dispensaries, growers, and processors. However, there are strict regulations and requirements that businesses must meet to maintain compliance with OMMA regulations:

green plantDispensaries

Dispensaries must obtain a license from the OMMA and renew it annually. They are required to implement an inventory tracking system, verify the validity of patient and caregiver licenses, and ensure that all products are properly labeled and tested. Dispensaries must also maintain strict security measures, including video surveillance and alarm systems.

Growers & Processors

Growers and processors must also obtain a license from the OMMA and renew it annually. They are required to track all plants and products, maintain proper waste disposal procedures, and ensure that all products are tested for safety and potency by a licensed laboratory. Additionally, growers and processors must adhere to strict security and record-keeping requirements.


Compliance with Testing & Labeling Requirements

All medical cannabis products sold in Oklahoma must be tested by a licensed laboratory to ensure safety and potency. Products must be tested for cannabinoid content, heavy metals, pesticides, and other contaminants. Once tested, products must be labeled with the following information:

  • The name of the product
  • The name and license number of the grower or processor
  • The batch number
  • The date of harvest or processing
  • The cannabinoid profile, including THC and CBD content
  • A statement that the product has been tested for contaminants


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