Oklahoma House Approves Study of Cannabis Oil Applications

The Oklahoma House has overwhelmingly approved legislation authorizing a statewide study into clinical trials on certain patients with severe forms of epilepsy using an oil derived from the marijuana plant.

House members voted 98-2 for the measure, also referred to as “Katie’s Law”, Wednesday and sent it to the Oklahoma Senate for consideration.

The bill’s author, Republican Rep. Jon Echols of Oklahoma City, says the bill authorizes an investigation into the use of cannabidiol in children with epilepsy.

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