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Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation This article is available only in print.

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation

Bold Team LLC is growing the state's first legal marijuana in Cotton Plant. Arkansas Business took a tour of the company's $6 million operation.
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The Secret Life of Marijuana Plants This article is available only in print.

The town is Cotton Plant, but since Bold Team LLC opened the state's first operating medical marijuana cultivation center, the municipality stands to reap a windfall from the cannabis plant.
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Cantrell Drug Seeks Buyer This article is available only in print.

Cantrell Drug Co. of Little Rock is searching for a buyer after the drug compounding company closed its doors in November, leaving about 50 people out of work.
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Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

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For Bold Team, Here Are the Players

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Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent This article is available only in print.

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017. read more >

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Arkansas Cannabis Lineup Set: Last 3 Dispensaries Pay Fees

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