Former Lawmaker Challenges Legalization Initiative In Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, a legalization initiative faces legal challenges from a former state lawmaker, reported local media. On Wednesday 7, Mike Reynolds, a former Republican Oklahoma lawmaker filed a complaint with the state Supreme Court requesting more time to review the signatures collected for State Question 820, commonly known as the proposal to legalize recreational marijuana.

He said the language made it seem that anyone looking to review signatures had to first file a challenge. “I’m supposed to contest the signatures and I can’t even see them,” said Reynolds.

Charles McCall, Speaker of the House and author of HB3826 said Reynolds misinterpreted the bill. Michelle Tilley, campaign director of Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws (OSML) said the former lawmaker’s challenge is “a shot in the dark protest” that likely amounts to “another delay tactic.”

Decriminalization in Wichita

On Tuesday, the Wichita City Council

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