Tagged: arkansas medical marijuana commission

Judge to Rule Within 5 Days on Marijuana Licenses

by Associated Press 3/16/2018 3:35 pm

An Arkansas judge says he'll rule within the next five days on whether to allow the state to issue its first licenses for companies to grow medical marijuana.

Judge Puts Brakes on Licenses for Marijuana Growers

by Lance Turner 3/14/2018 2:33 pm

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Arkansas Marijuana Commission from officially issuing cultivation licenses.

In Reversal, Medical Pot Cultivator Picks Jackson County, Not Jefferson

by Kyle Massey 3/9/2018 11:17 am

In a stunning reversal that left officials in Pine Bluff "mad to the point of tears, practically," Natural State Wellness Enterprises LLC announced that it would put its medical marijuana cultivation facility in Jackson County.

McDaniel: Marijuana Regulators Should Hire Director

by Lance Turner 3/8/2018 6:59 am

A former Arkansas attorney general who is now part owner of a marijuana cultivation business says the state Medical Marijuana Commission should hire an executive director.

Jefferson County Lands 2nd Medical Marijuana Grow Facility

by Kyle Massey 3/5/2018 7:28 am

A medical marijuana company that qualified last week to become one of the first five legal cannabis grow sites in Arkansas has decided to put its cultivation operation in Jefferson County.

Arkansas Names 5 Companies Picked to Grow Medical Marijuana

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/27/2018 4:52 pm

Arkansas regulators have announced five companies the state intends to license to grow medical marijuana under a voter-approved amendment that legalized the drug for certain patients.

Arkansas to Name Legal Medical Marijuana Growers on Feb. 27

by Associated Press 12/4/2017 6:56 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says the highest-scoring bids to become the first legal growers of medical marijuana in the state will be announced Feb. 27.

Weeding Down Arkansas' Cannabis Cultivators

by Kyle Massey 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Ninety-five entities applied for five licenses to grow medical cannabis in Arkansas. But exacting standards and daunting challenges mean it won’t be easy money.

Marijuana Insurance Buds in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 11/20/2017 12:00 am

The moment last year that Arkansas voters approved the use of medical marijuana, Paul Dunn knew he wanted to sell insurance for the industry. But it won’t be easy. The federal government still considers marijuana illegal.

Pulaski, Jefferson Counties Top Applications for Medical Pot

by Associated Press 10/17/2017 7:14 am

Most applications for medical marijuana distribution sites came in for Pulaski County, while the largest number of cultivation applications list Jefferson County.

Natural State Medical Group Holds Breath for Marijuana License

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Natural State Medical Group Inc. has applied for a medical marijuana license and has sold $925,000 worth of shares of the company, according to its Oct. 2 filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Its total offering amount is $4.5 million.

High Number of Applicants for Arkansas Medical Marijuana

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/19/2017 7:04 am

Would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas' initial medical marijuana turned in thousands of pages of paperwork to apply for licenses.

Marijuana Symposium to Feature Montel Williams

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 9:26 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association will host a half-day symposium on the cannabis industry and regulatory issues next week.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana 101 (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 8/10/2017 1:06 pm

After years of public discussion in Arkansas about medical marijuana, voters in November 2016 approved a constitutional amendment to legalize it. Here's a look at the basics of the medical marijuana law, known as Amendment 98.

Medical Marijuana Rollout Sparks Interest Among Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The state began accepting applications Friday from those wishing to grow and sell marijuana for medical use, but when the drug might make into the hands of patients is still anyone’s guess.

How to Score 100 on Marijuana Business Applications in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Applications to grow and sell medical marijuana, which are due Sept. 18, will be scored using a 100-point scale.

Arkansas to Accept Medical Marijuana Card Applications

by Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press 6/25/2017 7:55 pm

Arkansas' medical marijuana industry will ramp up in the next week, with the state poised to accept applications from potential patients, growers and distributors.

Applications Available for Arkansas Medical Pot Facilities

by Associated Press 6/20/2017 7:13 am

Applications are now available for those who want to sell or grow medical marijuana in Arkansas under a new constitutional amendment legalizing the drug for some patients.

Arkansas Nears Medical Marijuana License Deadline

by Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press 6/2/2017 7:33 am

Arkansas will soon begin taking applications from those who hope to grow and dispense medical marijuana.

Here Are the Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Cultivators

by Lance Turner 2/24/2017 11:45 am

Final draft rules of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission will be published in statewide newspapers starting tomorrow and running through Monday, Feb. 27, marking the start of the formal 30-day public comment period.