For Oklahoma seniors, legal marijuana is a new frontier | Local News

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Back doors, secret shops, shady exchanges, cryptic messages on bulletin boards. This is how Belinda Davis remembers the underground marijuana sales in Fayetteville, the Arkansas college town where she came of age in the 1960s.

For Davis, 76, even with the persistent tide of medical marijuana legalization reaching Oklahoma City, where she currently lives, cannabis has remained what she has always known it to be — illegal. But with increasing joint pain in her hands, medical marijuana might help her avoid the more intense side effects of prescription drugs.

“I think there’s a need for it because I feel that there’s too much medication that’s…

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