Cannabis is consuming the Sooner State as it appears Oklahomans can't get enough of the stuff. Hundreds of thousands hold medical cannabis cards, and business is booming trying to keep up with demand.
"I had no idea," OK4U Approved Executive Director Chip Paul said. OK4U Approved is an organization that promotes cannabis as a medical alternative to conventional pharmaceuticals.
"I don’t think anybody could’ve foreseen the success of the program," he said. The budding billion-dollar business was once thought impossible in Oklahoma.
“The growth in the medical cannabis industry has surpassed pretty much anyone’s expectations," Dr. Kelly Williams, Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority interim director, said.
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