Tagged: natural state wellness enterprises

Forward Motion (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/16/2018 12:00 am

It’s too late to wonder why the MMC didn’t use the same time-tested approach used by the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to distribute package store licenses when a county goes wet: set a deadline for applications, determine whether each applicant meets all legal requirements and then draw randomly from among the qualified applicants.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Panel Issues 5 Cultivation Licenses

by Associated Press 7/10/2018 4:46 pm

Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Commission has awarded licenses to five cultivation companies after an injunction against issuing the licenses was lifted.

Firm Asks Judge to Lift Order Halting Medical Pot Licenses

by Associated Press 3/28/2018 11:38 am

One of five companies that had been slated to receive Arkansas' first licenses to grow medical marijuana has asked a state judge to lift his order halting the permitting process and declaring it unconstitutional.

Ruling Upends Arkansas Medical Pot Program (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/26/2018 6:56 am

The Arkansas judge who put the brakes on the state's medical marijuana program didn't do so because of an objection to legalizing pot's use for certain patients. In fact, he was downright apologetic about putting the program on hold because of objections to the licensing process.

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.