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First two licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Arkansas sell 13 pounds of weed in first few days of legal sales

First two licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Arkansas sell 13 pounds of weed in first few days of legal sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 22, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

Back in January, Arkansas issued cannabis businesses with its initial six licenses to sell medical pot statewide. Now, two-and-a-half years since voters legalized the plant for medical purposes, the product has been made available to customers. Arkansas’ official lawmakers have finally given Do...

Cannabis commission in Arkansas receives flood of last minute applicants

Cannabis commission in Arkansas receives flood of last minute applicants

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 19, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis

Yesterday marked the deadline for dispensary and cultivation application submissions, which will allow approved applicants to participate in Arkansas's medical cannabis program. The state will allow five cultivation facilities and 32 dispensaries which will be equally divided among eight regions t...

No one is claiming Arkansas’s 32 available medical cannabis licenses

No one is claiming Arkansas’s 32 available medical cannabis licenses

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 18, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

The state of Arkansas is facing no demand for permission to use, grow and sell medical cannabis as the deadline for applications near.  Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said last week the agency had received no applications to grow and distribute medical can...

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