Though the number of recorded marijuana offenses in Arkansas declined modestly from 2018 to 2019, arrests remain far higher than they were a decade ago. A bill in the state legislature aims to change that.
Tammy Calder is never sure if she’s going to be able to get out of bed on time in the morning. Degenerative disc disease, severe arthritis and fibromyalgia leave her in constant pain and she hasn’t been able to work in more than eight years. Calder, who lives in Huntsville (Madison County) on a limited income, uses medical marijuana to help with her medical conditions. Thanks to discounts called compassionate care plans, she can afford it.
NORML-izing Mary Jane.
Medical marijuana commission declares dispensary application process expired, leaving two licenses unawarded
The state medical marijuana commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to expire dispensary applications effective Jan. 9, leaving two of the state's 40 licenses unawarded.
Questions over award of latest dispensary, ownership change of cultivation center and more.
Medical Marijuana Commission licenses state's 38th dispensary, declines to award two remaining licenses
The state Medical Marijuana Commission licensed the state’s 38th dispensary Tuesday but decided not to act on the state’s final two license applications, which expire Jan. 9.
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Arkansas’s medical marijuana patients aren’t just blowing smoke: Many are using the wide variety of edible products created by the state’s cultivators and made available at the state’s 31 open dispensaries. From gummies to chocolates to hard candies, edible products provide an alternative for patients who don’t want to smoke.
Meet the future Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Stewart, engaged this weekend at Native Green Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary in Hensley.
As the number of medical marijuana patients in the state has surged past 80,000, dispensaries have reported difficulty obtaining flower from the state’s four operating cultivators, with some cannabis strains unavailable entirely.
Medical Marijuana Commission narrowly votes down additional dispensary license, eyes amendment to reciprocity law
In a 3-2 vote last night, the state Medical Marijuana Commission voted down a motion to license an additional dispensary.
Plus, more news on the pot Rx front.
Sleeplessness, PTSD, epilepsy all relieved by cannabis.
Medical marijuana dispensaries offer delivery, add new in-store safety measures.
We talk terpenes with a Little Rock budtender.
Harvest House of Cannabis arrives in Little Rock and takes weed upscale. But is that enough?
At a press conference Thursday morning, Sen. Cecile Bledsoe and several conservative state and faith leaders warned Arkansans about the dangers of marijuana and implored voters not to sign petitions in favor of legalizing the drug.
The state Medical Marijuana Commission has voted to issue a fifth dispensary license to Southeast Arkansas's Zone 7, in which only one of the zone's four licensed dispensaries has opened for business.
Dispensaries share how they price their products and their hopes for the growing industry.
Arkansas has 14 operating medical marijuana dispensaries, most of which have opened in more densely populated areas of the state. Northwest Arkansas’s Zone 1 is the only zone in the state in which all four dispensaries are open; none of the four dispensaries licensed to operate in Southwest Arkansas’s Zone 8 have opened.
Arkansas dispensaries share their best-selling strains and products.