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OMMA: Medical marijuana licenses continue to be approved

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma voters approved a medical marijuana state question in June 2018, and the industry has taken off quickly.

As of Monday, according to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, 54,253 patients 1,041 dispensaries and 1,836 growers have been licensed since August.

Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Tax Commission released figures that showed medical marijuana sales topped $4.3 million in January. The agency said that the 7 percent tax on medical marijuana sales generated $305,265 in January.

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority also has generated more than $13 million in licensing fees.

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