Kevin Stitt on Drugs
Help non-violent offenders: identify roots of addiction
We are number one in the nation for incarceration. To move the needle, it will require us to change the way we see the person who is in a cycle of incarceration for non-violent crimes.
It is why my budget requests: $1.5 million to Women in
Recovery, a public-private partnership to help women identify the roots of their addictions and develop life skills, and $10 million to the County Community Safety Investment Fund
Source: 2019 State of the State address to the Oklahoma legislature
, Feb 4, 2019
Supports legalizing medical marijuana if strictly medicinal
Republican gubernatorial candidates mostly avoided taking a clear stance on whether they will support a question legalizing medical marijuana. In an interview, Kevin Stitt, running for the GOP nomination, said, "If a doctor's going to prescribe it
for legitimate purposes, I'd be supportive of that. What I'm concerned about with the bill - and I've talked to some of the physician groups - the way it's written it looks a little broad, and it looks a little too much like recreational use to me.
Source: The Oklahoman on 2018 Oklahoma Gubernatorial race
, Jan 8, 2018
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