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Temporary restraining order issued against Oklahoma State Dept. of Health and Medical Marijuana Assoc. in class action lawsuit – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2021-04-30 17:40:47 –

Oklahoma City (KFOR) – An agreed temporary restraint order has been issued to the Oklahoma State Health Department and the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Association.

Viridian Legal Services Class action proceedings According to a Viridian news release, it was submitted on behalf of more than 10,000 state-licensed cannabis projects across Oklahoma.

“This order restricts OMMA and OSDH from forcing companies to use only the seed-to-sale tracking program known as Metrc until the issue is heard on June 29, 2021.” Said the news release.

Associated Press Photo / David McFadden, File

The seed-to-sale tracking system tracks the plant from the origin of the plant to the product in the hands of the customer.

Ronald Durbin, a lawyer representing thousands of cannabis companies, previously told KFOR that the introduction of Metrc would create a monopoly and the company would make more than $ 12 million in the first year.

“They are required by OMMA to comply with the terms of the unrelated contract, which we believe violates Oklahoma law,” Durbin said.

OMMA Director Kelli Williams previously stated that OMMA works to protect patient safety.

“That is, there’s a lot we’re doing, such as implementing a seed-to-sale system for tracking. Make sure all commercial licensees are inspected,” Williams said. Stated.

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