Ave, Maria!: The new nonalcoholic seltzer with hemp-derived THC made us feel smiley 

Flyway Brewing's Ave drinks contain 5mg of hemp-derived Delta-9 THC, which is legal after a federal judge's order earlier this year.
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Arkansas medical marijuana sales total $234 million as of October

Sales through October are up slightly from last year.

Leafology gets reduced fine, avoids suspension amid odor complaints

The Alcoholic Beverage Control board heard complaints Wednesday about the Hot Springs cultivator's marijuana odors in the surrounding area and the cultivator's efforts to contain them.

Fiddler's Green must continue with sale, judge orders

A Stone County circuit judge said the dispensary owners breached their contract to sell the business in 2020 and must continue with the sale.

Medical marijuana sales top $211 million so far in 2023

Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas spent more than $211 million to purchase 44,979 pounds of cannabis products in the state’s 38 dispensaries through the first nine months of 2023. 

Dark Horse to produce Mary's Medicinals patches by end of year

Dark Horse will produce the patches through a licensing agreement, similar to its arrangements to produce The Clear vape cartridges and Smokiez edibles.

Law firm files defamation suit in dispensary legal battle

Alex Gray and Nate Steel filed a defamation suit last week against Marshall Wright and Scott Pace, who accused them of fraud and malpractice in relation to medical marijuana dispensary ownership.

Leafology faces fine, suspension for marijuana odor and other violations

The Hot Springs cultivator appealed a $15,500 fine and a 15-day suspension levied by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control division.

Two Central Arkansas dispensaries changing name to Good Day Farm

Goodbye Native Green, hello Good Day Farm Cantrell and Good Day Farm Hensley.

'Not a good match for ducks’: Stuttgart says no to a medical marijuana dispensary

Residents of Stuttgart, including civic and business leaders, rose up in opposition in August when a medical marijuana dispensary asked state regulators for permission to move to the Southeast Arkansas town.

Stephens family among new majority owners of Berner's dispensary

Warren Stephens and his family are part of a group that will hold majority ownership of Berner's by Good Day Farm dispensary in Little Rock.

Federal judge stops state hemp law as case goes on

Judge Billy Roy Wilson said the new state law is too vague and changes the federal definition of hemp. The plaintiffs’ attorney, Abtin Mehdizadegan, said it appears hemp-derived products, like those with Delta-8 THC, can return to store shelves.

Dispensary withdraws request for Stuttgart move amid opposition

“That is not a good match for rice, ducks or for our town," Stuttgart's economic development coordinator said in a letter to the state Medical Marijuana Commission.

Federal health agency recommends rescheduling cannabis, report says

Cannabis would remain federally illegal if placed into Schedule III, but cannabis businesses would benefit from the removal of obstacles in banking and taxation.

Mums, clones and Crunch Berries: Behind the scenes at River Valley Relief

We browsed the stacks at River Valley Relief's cannabis library in Fort Smith.

Medical marijuana sales total $165 million in first 7 months of 2023

Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas spent $23.2 million at the state's 38 dispensaries last month.

Federal judge hears arguments in challenge to Arkansas hemp law

U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson heard from plaintiffs and defendants yesterday but was not yet ready to rule on whether a new law should be temporarily halted while the case plays out.

Federal judge to hear arguments in challenge to state ban on hemp-derived THC

Federal Judge Billy Roy Wilson will hear oral arguments tomorrow in a lawsuit aiming to block a new state law banning hemp-derived THC products.

Budtenders pick their favorite products

Cannabis professionals mix expertise and experience to name their top picks.

Marijuana commission postpones consideration of dispensary's move to Stuttgart

The commission approved ownership changes at five medical marijuana businesses but tabled consideration of a Helena-West Helena dispensary moving to Stuttgart until next month.