Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit media organization, will host a public forum in Oklahoma City to discuss State Question 788, which legalize the licensed cultivation, usage and belongings of marijuana for medical purposes. The “Oklahoma Watch-Out” online forum is totally free and open to the general public and will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at The Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhi Dr.
Featured panelists will include Dr. Jean Hausheer, president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association; Frank Grove, chairman of Vote Yes on 788 project and president of the Drug Policy Reform Network of Oklahoma, and a third visitor, to be announced, to offer information about legal efforts to regulate the concern must it pass. Oklahoma Watch Managing editor David Fritze will moderate the discussion, and audience concerns will be enabled. Those interested in attending are motivated to sign up at and come with questions. State Concern 788 will appear on the June 26 main tally.
The online forum is intended to notify Oklahomans about the specifics of the proposition, the concerns surrounding medical marijuana, and how Oklahoma’s concern compares to comparable procedures passed or turned down in other states. Hausheer is an ophthalmologist and surgeon and is present president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. Hausheer offers refractive and thorough eye take care of patients at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Lawton. She is an active member of the medical personnel at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, the Lawton Indian Medical Facility and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility in Oklahoma City. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medication’s six-year program, she finished ophthalmic residency training at the Mayo Clinic Department of Ophthalmology.
Grove is the editor of State Question 788, chair of the Vote Yes On 788 Project and president of the Drug Policy Reform Network of Oklahoma. Grove has actually worked in the health-care field developing applications for telemedicine and is a published research scientist. He graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Tulsa with financing from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Grove is a long-lasting homeowner of Tulsa.