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Kyle Massey

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Kyle Massey, who was born in Conway and raised in Newport, has been at Arkansas Business since February 2016. He began his journalism career as a sports writer at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway before moving on as an editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Charlotte Observer. For 17 years, he served in editing roles at the New York Times in Manhattan. He and his wife, Kerry Prichard, have four grown children.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Who Owns Dispensaries? Documents Show Who'll Sell Medical Cannabis

A complete list of who owns the companies in line to get licenses to operate the 32 medical marijuana dispensary sites approved by state regulators. read more >

Considine, Cunningham Join Lead Team at Entergy Arkansas

CEO Laura Landreaux has added two young executives to her leadership team at Entergy Arkansas, promoting two colleagues who joined the company this century. read more >

The Industry View: 5 Key Facts About Medical Cannabis in Arkansas This article is available only in print.

Brandon Thornton, CEO of the marijuana testing lab Steep Hill Arkansas and a board member of the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association, was asked what crucial facts the trade group would like Arkansans to know, and his main message was, yes, cannabis is coming. read more >

Arkansas Marijuana Finally Set to Roll This article is available only in print.

When medicinal cannabis begins to be sold in Arkansas, possibly in April, a potential $100 million-a-year industry is poised to emerge from a complex and harshly criticized regulatory landscape. read more >

Update: Heathcott v. CJRW: Will Extra Time Bring Deal?

Facing a $1.3 million breach-of-contract suit from longtime Little Rock adman Gary Heathcott, marketing agency CJRW is taking a few weeks to answer the legal complaint and may be considering settlement talks, several observers suggest. read more >

Letters Go Out to 32 Winning Cannabis Dispensaries; Agents Listed

The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board was busy Friday sending out award letters to the 32 businesses approved for dispensary licenses in the state's medical marijuana program. read more >

State Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

Arkansas took one of the biggest last steps toward starting its medical marijuana program Wednesday night, choosing the businesses that will operate 32 cannabis dispensary sites around the state. read more >

Arkansas Moves Closer Toward Launching Medical Marijuana Program

Arkansas took one of the biggest last steps toward starting its medical marijuana program Wednesday night, choosing the businesses that will operate 32 cannabis dispensary sites around the state. read more >

LRCVB Hires Florida's Paradise Advertising, Names Mangan Holcomb as Local Partner

The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau has selected Paradise Advertising & Marketing of St. Petersburg and Mangan Holcomb Partners of Little Rock to promote the city's leisure, cultural and dining attractions. read more >

New Faces as Marijuana Board Takes Up Crucial Dispensary Issue

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is heading into this afternoon's long-awaited session on the selection of 32 cannabis dispensary sites around the state with a couple of newcomers, including a pediatric care nurse appointed earlier this week. read more >