OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Brokers with two state companies are working with legislation enforcement companies throughout the state to focus on unlawful marijuana rising operations.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority are working with legislation enforcement companies throughout the state to close down unlawful develop operations.
OBN spokesman Mark Woodward says two massive cultivations have been shut down this week.
On Sept. 8, OMMA inspectors and OBN brokers served a search warrant at a farm in Depew. Officers say the marijuana farm was licensed, however operators had been illegally promoting marijuana out-of-state on the illicit market.
On Sept. 9, brokers shut down a farm in Latimer County that was unlicensed.
In all, Woodward says 4,900 crops had been seized throughout the investigations and several other arrests had been made.
Since April, OBN has shut down dozens of unlawful rising operations.
“Over the previous a number of months, Oklahoma has seen an increase in legal organizations trying to ascertain marijuana rising operations that don’t adjust to state legal guidelines. OMMA Inspectors and OBN Enforcement Brokers are sharing info and sources to guard authentic marijuana companies and forestall trafficking organizations from getting a foothold inside Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program,” mentioned OBN Director Donnie Anderson.