US (OK): 2,000 cannabis grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says

About 2,000 medical cannabis licenses have been identified by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs as potentially unlawful, an agency spokesman says.

Mark Woodward of the OBNDD said those licenses are suspected of either having been obtained fraudulently or are being used to mask illegal operations selling most or all of their cannabis on the black market.

“We’ve got close to 2,000 under investigation,” said Woodward. “We’re working with our partners to identify the criminal networks involved.”

Woodward said the recent murders of four people on a cannabis farm in Kingfisher County can’t be considered an isolated incident. “We are aware of other homicides that haven’t gotten the attention,” he said.

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