NEW REGULATIONS UNDER OKLAHOMA MEDICAL MARIJUANA AUTHORITY NOW IN EFFECT – Ponca City Now

Several new state laws are now in effect with the new year, including four new regulations to the medical marijuana industry.

One dispensary owner says the new changes were a surprise and she didn’t know about the changes until News On 6 reached out.

The owner of Medijuana says she believes regulations are changing too quickly and ignorance of the law could cost dispensaries hundreds of dollars in fines.

New regulations under the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority went into effect Monday.

They include requirements for employee credentials and how the drugs are processed.

The changes come as a surprise to one dispensary whose owner says she is still trying to catch up with prior regulations.

“Overall, it feels like they don’t give us time to catch our breath,” the owner of Medijuana Farm Dispensary, Olly Hopkins, said.

Hopkins wants to do the right thing when it comes to changes in the industry but says the changes aren’t easy to keep up with.

“They don’t give us enough space to learn the new laws before they change the laws or amend them, and then there’s all this hope that things are going to change for the better, and then it doesn’t, so we

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