One wouldn’t say that those Golden State entrepreneurs fleeing to the likes of Oklahoma are in search of greener pastures. the Bible Belt Green Rush isn’t about a contrast in the fat of the land. Nope, it’s about leaner taxes.
Opening a dispensary in Oklahoma is “as easy as opening a taco stand.” And just under six percent of the state’s four million residents have MED cards.
- One Oklahoma lawyer estimates 15% of the state’s new licensees are from California. An Oklahoma license costs $2,500 and can be applied for online. A Golden State license can cost $300,000.
- While the process of applying for a California license is notoriously slow, OK approval takes two weeks.