Grandmother charged after Jonesboro elementary students eat THC gummies

Three students also ingested THC-infused candy at a Russellville Elementary School last month.
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Medical Marijuana Commission moves meeting to next week, will consider three ownership changes

The meeting has been moved to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. The agenda will include changes involving Carpenter Farms Medical Group, Good Day Farm’s cultivation license and Mink and Kimball Extracts, a cannabis processor in Marion. 

Cannabis without the mansplaining

A marijuana processor in Northwest Arkansas sets its sights on self-care and sexual health.

After four years of sales growth, state marijuana leaders expect more growth despite challenges ahead

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Missouri and maybe Oklahoma raises concerns for Arkansas dispensaries.

Good Day Farm launches Mississippi operations as medical marijuana becomes legal

Little Rock-based Good Day Farm has a cultivation facility in Oxford, Mississippi, and will have six Good Day Farm-branded dispensaries across the state.

Voting is open for the Arkansas Times Cannabis Awards

Voting is open for the Arkansas Times 2023 Cannabis Awards, where you can cast your vote to let us know who is doing things the best in the Arkansas cannabis world. 

Zach Hager, keyholder at The Source dispensary in Rogers, driven to help others

Zach Hager talks about his experience in the industry, flower, edibles and more.

Hester set to appoint Tyler Ketner to Medical Marijuana Commission

Ketner, a supply chain analyst from Pea Ridge, should be in place before the next meeting, according to the commission spokesman.

Study shows children increasingly exposed to marijuana edibles

The study comes less than a month after cannabis exposure at a Jonesboro elementary school sent six kids to the hospital.

Marijuana for more: State could add more qualifying conditions but insiders say it's unlikely

After a bid to pass recreational marijuana failed at the polls in November, attention could turn to adding new qualifying conditions for medical marijuana, but insiders say the process is difficult and success is unlikely.

Jonesboro first-graders ingest marijuana gummies, taken to local hospitals, police report says

Six first-graders in Jonesboro ingested marijuana gummies produced in California and were taken to local hospitals, according to a report from the Jonesboro Police Department.

Griner thanks supporters, says she will play in upcoming WNBA season

Brittney Griner, star basketball player and wife of Little Rock native Cherelle Griner, thanked supporters in a statement Friday and said she intends to play in the upcoming WNBA season.

Supreme Court denies state's appeal, Absolute Essence case heads back to circuit court

The state Supreme Court denied the state's appeal Thursday in a case in which the plaintiff alleges racial discrimination and ethical problems in the state's process for awarding medical marijuana dispensaries. The case now heads back to Pulaski County Circuit Court.

UPDATE: Brittney Griner is coming home

Brittney Griner, basketball star and wife of Little Rock native Cherelle Griner, has been released from Russian custody and is headed home.

Medical marijuana tax collections top $2.7 million in November, surpass $29 million for year

The Arkansas medical marijuana industry has generated more than $29 million in tax collections this year after the state reported Wednesday that last month’s tax collections topped $2.7 million.

Plaintiffs seek dismissal in case alleging fraud among cultivators and Little Rock lab, plan to refile

The plaintiffs have asked a federal judge to dismiss a case alleging fraud among three medical marijuana cultivators and a Little Rock lab. The plaintiffs' attorney said Wednesday he intends to refile the case.

Garland County cultivator Leafology hits the market, more products on the way

Marijuana flower from Garland County cultivator Leafology has hit the shelves in about a dozen dispensaries across the state.

A tour of Dark Horse Medicinals

The Little Rock-based medical marijuana processor is amid a $1.5 million expansion.

River Valley appeals license revocation, will continue to operate through at least Dec. 21

A Fort Smith cultivator will continue operating until at least late December after the owner appealed a state regulator’s decision Monday to revoke the cultivation license in accordance with a circuit court ruling. 

UPDATE: ABC director revokes River Valley Relief's cultivation license

The director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control division revoked River Valley Relief’s cultivation license after a nearly hour-long hearing Monday.