As the medical marijuana industry grows, law enforcement agencies in Arkansas are faced with an unprecedented problem: identifying how much cannabis in a cardholder’s system renders them too impaired to drive.
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The state ABC Division has announced an eighth medical marijuana dispensary has been cleared to open. It's expected to open Thursday in Bentonville.
A document compiled by Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Control Division officials suggests that many of the state's 25 unopened medical marijuana dispensaries expect to open this fall.
In a meeting of the state Medical Marijuana Commission on Tuesday afternoon, commissioners approved name changes for three dispensaries, floor plan changes for five dispensaries, and change in ownership requests for four dispensaries. The commission also approved a change in location request for Noah’s Ark dispensary in El Dorado.
Northwest Arkansas's first dispensary is set to open on Wednesday. The ReLeaf Center in Bentonville received final approval from the state Medical Marijuana Commission on Tuesday, and after a soft opening at noon on Wednesday, the dispensary will have a grand opening on Friday, Aug. 9 at noon.
Over 18,000 medical marijuana cardholders in Arkansas as of today. But everything about Oklahoma's medical cannabis program is better than Arkansas's.
Steep Hill Arkansas is the only Arkansas Department of Health-certified cannabis testing lab in the state. Because of that, Steep Hill winds up with a small, very aromatic sample of every cannabis crop grown legally in Arkansas. From there, the lab runs each sample through a battery of tests to determine both the desirable and the undesirable within it, including THC content and any potential contamination, before reporting its findings back to the health department.
The state Alcohol Beverage Control Division, which regulates medical marijuana in Arkansas, has approved Fiddler's Green, a Mountain View dispensary, to open.
Signature gathering to begin on constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas
The Drug Policy Education Group has announced that it's filing a proposal for a constitutional amendment with the Secretary of State that would legalize recreational marijuana. The group also said it would submit another proposed amendment that would allow Arkansans who have been convicted of crimes involving less than 16 ounces of marijuana to petition a court for expungement.
Native Green Wellness, 26225 U.S. Hwy. 167 in Hensley, announced Monday that it will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3. The dispensary will be open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays, but it will be open on July 7 and 14 to accommodate the large numbers of new patients expected.
We got buds in the oven.
At Wednesday afternoon’s meeting of the state Medical Marijuana Commission, commissioners approved changes in location for three dispensaries and changes of ownership for four dispensaries.
Natural State Medicinals of White Hall announced today that it is now supplying medical marijuana to Doctor's Orders RX in Hot Springs.
We sampled indica and sativa strains.
After literally years of foot dragging and application scoring, red tape and hinky-as-hell shenanigans from the state Medical Marijuana Commission, the age of medical cannabis in Arkansas is finally here.
The owners of Native Green Wellness, located about 19 miles south of Little Rock at 26225 U.S. Hwy. 167 in Hensley, expect to open their medical marijuana dispensary by the first of June.
A tour of its facility in Woodruff County.
But it looks like medical marijuana will finally roll in.
Dispensaries talk about opening dates.
The Arkansas Supreme Court last week reversed Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen's March ruling that declared the state's awarding of five marijuana-cultivation permits null and void, saying the circuit court had no subject-matter jurisdiction in the case.