Quote of the Day

“In some areas, we had babies positive for marijuana removed from home, and in other places, kids tested positive for methamphetamine and they weren’t removed. Depends on what part of the state you’re in.”

-Lisa Smith, director of the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, speaking about wide disparities in the Oklahoma Department of Human Services’ response to drug-exposed children (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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