Governor Kevin Stitt signs bill to create county sheriff grant programs

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 10:25 PM CDT
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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KSWO) - Governor Kevin Stitt signed State Bill 3530 which will create a grant program for county sheriffs to combat illegal marijuana activities in Oklahoma.

HB 3530 creates an annual grant program will be funded by $5 million from the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) budget.

The program would provide county sheriffs about $65,000 for a year and would require a deputy would assist OMMA.

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics will conduct drug training for deputies.

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