Oklahoma has the most dispensaries per capita than in any other legalized state. OK legalized medical marijuana in 2018 with no licensing caps. The House passed a bill in March 2021 that will limit the number of cannabis licenses starting September 2021 to September 2023. If the bill is passed in the Senate, a licensing cap for medical marijuana operations will go into effect in Oklahoma.
Medical Use: Yes
Adult Use: No
No caps on licensing makes Oklahoma a great market for obtaining a cannabis license, which also makes the market extremely competitive.
No caps, although this might change.
Licensing fees are the same for growers, processors and dispensaries.
Since Oklahoma has no licensing cap, there are more dispensaries per square mile than any other state.
Oklahoma tax rates are low. There is no local tax, just a state and excise tax.
Oklahoma Cannabis Details
54.1 sq. miles
2018 Medical Sales
2022 Projected Medical Sales
NA Adult Use Sales
NA Projected Adult Use Sales
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority
# of Dispensaries (allowed/issued)
# of Cultivators (allowed/issued)
# of Manufacturers (allowed/issued)
# of Testing Labs (allowed/issued)
Entities must show that at least 75% ownership is held by an Oklahoma resident.
Yes, but determined on a jurisdictional/city level
Combined Tax Rate
Retail Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax
State Sales Tax
Licensing Fees (per year)
*Varies based on gross revenue