Responsible Growth reports contributions of $605,000 toward marijuana legalization

The industry-backed group working to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas received $605,000 in donations last month and has about half a million dollars on hand, according to financial documents filed with the state Ethics Commission. 
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Conservative donors pour cash into campaign to oppose recreational marijuana

A pair of prominent conservative donors have chipped in a total of $2 million to fund a committee opposing recreational marijuana in Arkansas, according to the group’s financial filing Thursday. 

Secretary of state declares marijuana amendment's ballot title insufficient in procedural move

After an order by the state Supreme Court set off a bit of confusion Monday, Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston and a representative for the state attorney general filed official documentation Tuesday declaring a recreational marijuana amendment’s ballot title to be insufficient based on a state board’s determination last month. 

GreenLight Little Rock opens, manager announces earlier opening hours

GreenLight Little Rock, which held its grand opening last week, is the third GreenLight location in the state after other stores in Helena-West Helena and West Memphis.

Hemp bust

Heralded as a wonder crop, nonintoxicating cannabis plant struggles to launch.

Celebrity cannabis brands on offer in Arkansas

Flower star power.

Responsible Growth Arkansas submits more than double required signatures for marijuana amendment

Responsible Growth Arkansas submitted more than 192,000 signatures to the secretary of state on Friday, the most significant step to-date to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas. 

A tour of Natural State Medicinals

It's growing season at the Jefferson County medical marijuana cultivator.
Picture of Jennifer Burr, budtender at Natural Relief Dispensary

Arkansas's best budtender

Jennifer Burr of Natural Relief Dispensary is the people’s choice.

Marijuana commission approves Fayetteville dispensary move

More change is coming to the marijuana scene in Fayetteville after state regulators gave their blessing Thursday for one of the city’s dispensaries to move to a newly constructed space in the city. 

A potential earthquake for the Arkansas marijuana industry

Lawsuit challenges legislature’s ability to amend constitutional amendment. 

Adult use marijuana campaign making headway

The industry-backed group trying to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas has collected more than 65,000 verified signatures and has spent more than $1 million in its attempt to make the November ballot, according to the group’s most recent financial report.

New strain review: Here Comes the Sun (King OG)

When I opened up my jar of Sun King (I love that Revolution always uses glass jars for its packaging), I was greeted by the unmistakable smell of OG Kush, which is a pungent blend of pine, citrus and diesel fuel, except this strain has an added earthy aroma that is not as prevalent in the original OG Kush.

More than 50,000 Arkansans sign on for recreational marijuana

The industry-backed proposal is more than halfway to the ballot, but rivals pledge opposition.

Fults stops signature push for marijuana amendment, will instead work to defeat industry-backed effort

Arkansas marijuana advocate Melissa Fults has ended her attempt to put a constitutional amendment legalizing recreational marijuana on the ballot this year and, instead, will devote her time to defeating a well-financed amendment supported by the state’s marijuana cultivators. 

A medical marijuana dispensary comes to Eureka Springs, Texarkana dispensary changes hands

North to south, the Arkansas cannabis industry continues to evolve and grow.

Dr. Yes has a Good Day with Biscotti

In addition to all of the new official Cookies strains available at Berner's by Good Day Farm Dispensary, there are also new GDF strains available using Cookies genetics. I have been very impressed with the quality of Cookies strains I have tried so far, but they are priced at a level that not everyone can afford.

The straight dope on delta-8 THC in Arkansas

The intoxicating cousin to marijuana is widely available and free of regulation — for now.

Arkansas marijuana monopolies?

Common ownership of cultivation centers and dispensaries has some crying foul. 

Dr. Yes bananas for Cookies

With the small number of cultivators and dispensaries available in the Arkansas Medical Marijuana program, I always get excited when a new company joins the fray. Cookies, a multi-state cannabis company based in California, has teamed up with Good Day Farm both on its new Chenal Parkway dispensary location in Little Rock, bringing several Cookies signature cannabis strains to the Central Arkansas market.