We have no doubt about the benefits that medical cannabis has on various illnesses and diseases. There is good evidence in robust human clinical trials that cannabis is of benefit for a variety of ailments whether they be physical, mental, or social.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Medical marijuana sales are continuing to climb in Oklahoma, topping $23 million in May and marking the eighth straight month of growth for the new industry.
Figures from the Oklahoma Tax Commission show the state collected more than $1.6 million in May from the 7% excise tax on marijuana.
Another $2 million was collected in state and local sales taxes.
To date, medical marijuana sales have generated nearly $10.7 million for state coffers.
Sales have grown significantly each month since dispensaries began selling cannabis in October.
The number of people eligible o obtain the drug also is continuing to skyrocket.
The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority says it has approved nearly 130,000 patient licenses since August.
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