Judge Puts Brakes on Licenses for Marijuana Growers

Judge Puts Brakes on Licenses for Marijuana Growers

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Arkansas Marijuana Commission from officially issuing cultivation licenses.
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Syngenta Corn Case Settled for $1.51B

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Rusty Cranford, a former Arkansas lobbyist, was recorded trying to hire someone to murder a co-defendant who pleaded guilty in an embezzlement case in Missouri, according to prosecutors.
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