Recreational marijuana petitions circulating in SWOK

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) – Petitions to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma have gathered more than 81,000 signatures, including some at several businesses in Southwest Oklahoma.

Jacob Pou works at Seven Leaf Essentials CBD and says actually two petitions you can currently sign there.

“We have the petition for State Question 796 and State Question 797. 796 is for medicinal, it’s a bit of a backup in case 788 gets pulverized. 797 is for adult use which is recreational,” Pou said.

Both petitions need 125,000 signatures to possibly get on the November ballot. SQ796 would legalize medical marijuana, which SQ788 recently did. But, the more at