Still under construction, Grady marijuana cultivator gets license extension

Carpenter Medical Group will have seven more months to complete its medical marijuana cultivation facility after state regulators granted an extension to the Southeast Arkansas cultivator that had recently abandoned its license.
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Building green in Arkansas: contractor and security firm discover medical marijuana niche

HARCO Constructors and Progressive Technologies are filling a need.

A guide to Little Rock area medical marijuana dispensaries

The bake sale is on.

Arkansas marijuana commission takes step to award final dispensary licenses

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission unanimously decided Thursday to choose the state’s final two dispensaries from a list of expired applications rather than initiate a new application process if the governor’s office and a legislative committee sign off on the process.

West Little Rock gets its first medical marijuana dispensary

West Little Rock’s first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open on November 1 after the owners received approval from the state Medical Marijuana Commission Tuesday night.

New dispensary on Cantrell is a Snoop-scented delight, but watch that parking lot entrance

Add Native Green in Riverdale to the list of Little Rock medical marijuana dispensaries. And it's cute to boot.
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Processors entering Arkansas medical marijuana market

They aim to create diverse product offerings.

Medical marijuana thrives but possession arrests continue by the thousands

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.

A survey of Arkansas medical marijuana dispensaries’ compassionate care plans

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.

Marijuana decriminalization efforts continue in Arkansas

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.

Arkansas medical marijuana legal wranglings

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.

Edible Arkansas: alternatives for medical marijuana patients averse to smoking

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.

Groom-to-be pops the question at Pulaski County medical marijuana dispensary

Meet the future Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Stewart, engaged this weekend at Native Green Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary in Hensley.

Medical marijuana dispensaries short on flower supply; ABC's hands are tied, it says

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.
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Arkansas medical marijuana millions

Plus, more news on the pot Rx front.

Arkansas patients attest: Medical marijuana helps

Sleeplessness, PTSD, epilepsy all relieved by cannabis.

Pot and the pandemic in Arkansas

Medical marijuana dispensaries offer delivery, add new in-store safety measures.