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Arkansas medical marijuana patients spent a record $283 million last year

Suite 443 in Hot Springs and Natural Relief Dispensary in Sherwood were the top-selling dispensaries last year.
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State uses medical marijuana taxes to pay for school lunches

The state now collects around $31 million a year in tax revenue from medical marijuana sale, some of which is being used to further subsidize the meals of students receiving reduced-price school lunches.

Judge rules marijuana advertising case will continue

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chip Welch was unconvinced that marijuana's status under federal law should limit advertising in the state cannabis industry.

From courtrooms to grow rooms, a big year for cannabis in Arkansas

We drank a hemp-derived THC seltzer at a bar and we tried a THC-infused sex lube. What a year!

Count down to Christmas with a cannabis Advent calendar

The calendars from a Texas-based company include hemp-derived THC edibles and are available for shipment to Arkansas.

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.

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.

Hemp businesses file lawsuit over Arkansas's ban on Delta-8 THC

A group of hemp-related businesses has filed a lawsuit over the new law that bans psychoactive hemp-derived THC products containing Delta-8 and other compounds.

Delta-8 advocates ask governor to veto bill likely headed to her desk

Owners of CBD stores in Hot Springs and Hot Springs Village have asked the governor to veto a bill that would ban Delta-8 THC.

Bill would legalize possession, seal past convictions if state legalizes recreational marijuana

The bill would legalize possession of up two ounces and allows for some past convictions to be sealed if Arkansas legalizes recreational marijuana.

Delta-8 bill places CBD on the chopping block, imperils hemp industry, advocates say

A bill that would ban Delta-8 THC products would also ban CBD products and imperil the state hemp industry, according to hemp advocates. The bill is set to be heard by the House Rules committee at Noon on Wednesday.

Senator files bill to ban Delta-8 and related cannabis products

Sen. Tyler Dees (R-Siloam Springs) filed a bill this week that would ban Delta-8 and related products that were legalized after federal lawmakers legalized hemp products in a 2018 bill.