Tagged: marijuana

Arkansas AG Again Rejects Bid For Legal Marijuana In State

by Associated Press 10/9/2017 10:38 am

Arkansas' attorney general's office has rejected language proposed for a 2018 ballot issue, saying the attempt to legalize marijuana is too ambiguous to make sense.

Medical Marijuana Measure Approved for Arkansas Ballot

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/7/2016 11:52 am

Arkansas election officials say a proposal to legalize medical marijuana has been approved for the November ballot, putting the issue before the state's voters for the second time in four years.

UAMS Gets $2.7M for Synthetic Marijuana Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 10:20 am

A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $2.7 million federal grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the dangers posed by synthetic marijuana products.

Leslie Rutledge Rejects Marijuana Proposal Again

by Associated Press 4/7/2016 2:34 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is again rejecting a proposed state constitutional amendment by Mary Berry of Summit to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Marijuana Amendment

by Associated Press 12/15/2015 4:08 pm

This is the fourth time Leslie Rutledge has rejected the proposal to legalize marijuana in Arkansas in the last three months.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects 3 Proposed Amendments

by Associated Press 7/20/2015 3:20 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected three proposals to amend the state constitution, including two to legalize marijuana.

Attorney General Nixes Marijuana Ballot's Wording

by Associated Press 5/9/2014 3:26 pm

The Arkansas attorney general's office has again rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Petition to Drop Marijuana Laws

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 7:30 am

Arkansas' attorney general's office on Monday rejected proposed language for a petition that would ask voters to void the state's anti-marijuana laws.

Dustin McDaniel OKs Ballot Name for Marijuana Proposal

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 8/7/2013 7:27 am

A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas is one step closer to going before voters next year after the state's top lawyer approved a request Tuesday to certify the measure's popular name and ballot title.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

by Associated Press 2/20/2013 7:53 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a revised ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana.

Arkansas Voters Reject Medical Marijuana Measure

by Associated Press 11/7/2012 10:54 am

Patients with cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS and Alzheimer's disease would have been able to obtain marijuana from nonprofit dispensaries with a doctor's recommendation.

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:53 am

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots.

Arkansas Candidates Make Final Pitch Before Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2012 4:58 pm

Candidates fanned across Arkansas on Monday making their final pitches to voters before an election that could hand Republicans a majority in the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.

Arkansas Medical Society Opposes Medical Marijuana

by Associated Press 11/5/2012 11:14 am

The Arkansas Medical Society has announced its opposition to a ballot item that would legalize medical use of marijuana in Arkansas.

Arkansas' Independent Streak On the Line (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 8:20 am

Tuesdays' election won't just be a test of whether Republicans can win control of the state Legislature and sweep Arkansas' congressional seats. It could also signal the end of the state's long-heralded independent streak.

Marijuana Vending Machine Company Sues Jerry Cox

by Chuck Bartels 11/2/2012 1:31 pm

A company that makes marijuana vending machines has filed a federal defamation lawsuit against the Arkansas Family Action Council and wants a judge to order the conservative lobbying group to stop using images of the machines.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Backers Raise $419,000

by Associated Press 11/1/2012 11:20 am

Supporters of a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas are enjoying a fundraising advantage over opponents, but have burned through their cash quickly as next week's election approaches.

Group of Arkansas Doctors Back Medical Marijuana

by Associated Press 11/1/2012 10:22 am

Dozens of doctors from around Arkansas are backing a proposal that would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana.

Arkansas Marijuana Proposal Could Lead to Local Fights

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/31/2012 7:36 am

If Arkansas voters approve a ballot issue that would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana, the move could set off a new series of fights in cities and counties over how to deal with the measure's impact.

Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Medical Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 9/27/2012 9:06 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a proposed ballot measure that if successful would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana.