Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma released a joint news release Thursday in regards to the recent passage of State Question 788, which legalizes medical marijuana in the state.
The universities said that since they receive federal funds, there are legally bound to comply with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act and Federal Controlled Substances Act
OU and OSU will continue to adhere to federal law prohibiting the use, possession, distribution or cultivation of marijuana.
Even with the passage of the recent law, the universities say students and employees cannot smoke or possess marijuana on campus even if they have a card or prescription permitting them to do so.
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