Tagged: marijuana

Dustin McDaniel OKs Ballot Name for Marijuana Proposal

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 8/7/2013 07:27 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 GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 08:53 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 04:58 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' Independent Streak On the Line (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 08:20 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 01:31 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 Marijuana Proposal Could Lead to Local Fights

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/31/2012 07:36 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.