Panel sets hefty application fee to grow Arkansas medical marijuana

Published: Dec 29, 2016, 7:41 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2016, 7:41 am By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A state commission said residents hoping to grow Arkansas medical marijuana must pay a $ 15,000 application fee in addition to a licensing fee. The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission…

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Just-appointed Arkansas medical marijuana panel on short clock

Published: Dec 8, 2016, 9:29 am • Updated: Dec 8, 2016, 9:29 am By Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas political leaders on Wednesday named five people to the state Medical Marijuana Commission, setting up a panel that will adopt policies and regulations that each…

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How long will patients have to wait for Arkansas medical marijuana? Some questions, answered

Published: Nov 14, 2016, 7:24 am • Updated: Nov 14, 2016, 7:24 am LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Voters have made Arkansas the first Bible Belt state to legalize medical marijuana, but it will be several months or longer before patients suffering from a host of ailments will be able to…

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How Arkansas became the first Bible Belt state to legalize medical marijuana

Published: Nov 10, 2016, 12:25 pm • Updated: Nov 10, 2016, 5:01 pm By The Cannabist Staff Leading into the 2016 Election Night, half of the nation had medical marijuana laws in place. After Tuesday, among the four states to join those ranks was Arkansas, the first in the Bible…

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Poll shows narrow split among voters over Arkansas medical marijuana Issue 6

Published: Nov 2, 2016, 2:46 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2016, 2:46 pm By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas voters were narrowly split over a proposal to legalize medical marijuana before the state Supreme Court disqualified a competing measure from next week’s ballot, according to…

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Arkansas medical marijuana group renews court fight after Issue 7 rejection

Published: Oct 31, 2016, 12:38 pm • Updated: Oct 31, 2016, 12:38 pm By Andrew Demillo,  associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The campaign behind a medical marijuana proposal disqualified from Arkansas’ ballot days after early voting began on Monday asked the state Supreme Court to consider reinstating the measure,…

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Court strikes down second Arkansas medical marijuana proposal

Published: Oct 27, 2016, 8:35 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2016, 11:59 am By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already…

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This lawmaker just made a serious chess move against Arkansas medical marijuana

Published: Oct 25, 2016, 9:48 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2016, 10:37 am By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas lawmaker opposed to two medical marijuana ballot measures said Monday he’ll introduce legislation during next year’s session to make a more limited form of the…

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‘Without medical marijuana, I would have a lifeless baby in a wheelchair’: Arkansas MMJ proponents launch TV ad

Published: Oct 24, 2016, 8:19 am • Updated: Oct 24, 2016, 8:19 am By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– Arkansas medical marijuana supporters began airing their first TV ad for one of two legalization proposals on the ballot next month, touting the measure as a way to…

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Another road bump? Arkansas medical marijuana plan costs more than it raises, report says

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 7:33 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 7:04 pm By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Competing proposals to legalize Arkansas medical marijuana would cost the state more to administer than they would create in new tax revenue, state finance officials said Thursday,…

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