Edmond, OK asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for Oklahoma

Q: is it against the law in Oklahoma to fly a green and white American flag with marijuana leaves on it?

Marijuana shops around Oklahoma City have recently begin waving defiled American flags The colors have been changed to green and white and they are covered with marijuana leaves. Is this against the law in Oklahoma and if so what are the possible penalties?

When I read Oklahoma Statutes, Title 21 section 372, it leads me to believe that in Oklahoma this is considered a felony.

What would be the best action in order for a group of Veterans to act on this to try to get the practice stopped?

Thank you for your consideration.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Winblad
Richard Winblad
  • Edmond, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: I agree it is in poor taste. However, the First Amendment protect creation of such item.

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