Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs

Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs
Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin speaks against proposals to legalize marijuana for medical use during a press conference Wednesday at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce in Little Rock. From left are Butch Rice of Stallion Transportation Group and the Arkansas Trucking Association, Joe Carter of Snyder Environmental, Doug Wasson of Kinco Constructors, Grady Harvell of AFCO Steel and Gov. Asa Hutchinson. 

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and four business leaders speak against two proposals that would legalize marijuana use by those with certain medical conditions.
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Report: All Signatures for Lawsuits Measure Could Be Tossed

Report: All Signatures for Lawsuits Measure Could Be Tossed

A judge appointed to review petitions for a ballot measure limiting medical lawsuit damages says all the signatures submitted for the proposal could be tossed if justices find the campaign didn't follow the law about canvasser background checks.
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Sources: Wal-Mart In Talks to Buy Stake in India's Flipkart

Sources: Wal-Mart In Talks to Buy Stake in India's Flipkart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said.
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The List Environmental Consulting Firms

Largest Environmental Consulting Firms in Arkansas list ranked by number of Arkansas employees, also includes total employees, year founded, company description, sample projects, top executive and contact info.

Rank Name No. of Arkansas Employees Total Number of Employees
1 Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health LLC 103 144
2 Innovative Power Solutions LLC 72 72
3 FTN Associates Ltd. 69 75
4 The Southern Co. of NLR Inc. 48 48
5 Terracon Consultants Inc. 39 3,878

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Before coming to Ecoark Holdings Inc. of Rogers and becoming its chairman of the board and CEO, Randy May spent over 15 years in divisional roles with Wal-Mart Stores Inc.