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Delta Medical Cannabis Co. is building a 35,000-SF medical marijuana cultivation center in Newport. Its exclusive consultant is Revolution Enterprises of Delavan, Illinois, which has grow operations, dispensaries or both in three states.
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Marijuana Cultivator Rising In Newport Adds Illinois AllyLock Icon

Don Parker can tell you chapter and verse about how he’ll grow medicinal marijuana at a $9 million, 35,000-SF cultivation facility his company is building in Newport. But ask where he’ll get his first plant or seed, and he goes quiet for a beat. read more >
Glenn Ellis, owner of Delta Liquors in Blytheville, is seeking a license to open a medical marijuana dispensary behind his existing business.
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Medical Marijuana Rollout Sparks Interest Among Arkansas EntrepreneursLock Icon

The state began accepting applications Friday from those wishing to grow and sell marijuana for medical use, but when the drug might make into the hands of patients is still anyone’s guess. read more >
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Former Windstream COO, Pharmacist to Launch Marijuana Testing Lab

Brent Whittington and pharmacist Brandon Thornton plan to open Steep Hill Arkansas, a medical marijuana testing lab that would work with Arkansas' cultivators and dispensaries. read more >
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Former Windstream COO Purchases Moots Cycles

Moots Cycles announced today that longtime owner, Chris Miller, has sold the premium titanium bicycle and component manufacturer to Brent Whittington, a former executive officer for Windstream. read more >
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Whittington To Receive $1.6 Million in Cash Upon Exit From Windstream

Brent Whittington, who this week submitted his resignation as chief operating officer of Windstream Holdings Corp., will leave with a severance package that includes $1.6 million in cash, the company revealed Friday. read more >
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Windstream Holdings COO Brent Whittington to Resign

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Tuesday that Brent Whittington, its chief operating officer, is resigning effective Sept. 1. read more >
Technicians work at the Windstream Corp. data center in Little Rock.
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Windstream Reports 3Q Profit Down 44 Percent

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $54 million, or 9 cents per share, down from $78 million or 15 cents per share in the same quarter last year. read more >