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Natural Relief Dispensary in Sherwood is likely to open around March 15. The company has scheduled a ribbon-cutting at the retail site for March 9.
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Arkansas Cannabis Sales Hit Annual Record

Arkansas cannabis sales hit a new high in 2022, topping $276.3 million, making it the biggest year of sales since sales began in 2019. read more >
River Valley Relief Cultivation in Fort Smith offered a first glimpse inside its 25,000-SF grow facility in Fort Smith, where the company’s first medical marijuana crop was heading toward harvest.
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Cannabis Firm Ownership Tricky to TrackLock Icon

The state faces stiff headwinds providing public transparency in the medical marijuana dispensary industry, where lawsuits and charges of deception have been a constant for nearly five years. read more >
Erin Gray owns Healing Hemp of Arkansas,  a CBD  products store in Little Rock. She emphasizes that hemp products are fully legal, and that her customers do not need a medical  marijuana card.
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A Woman’s Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female OwnershipLock Icon

Feminine hands are everywhere in the medical marijuana and hemp industries, up and running in the state for less than a year. Their roles range from co-owning $10 million cultivation centers to staffing dispensary counters as budtenders. read more >
The interior of Suite 443, a medical marijuana dispensary located on Malvern Avenue in Hot Springs.
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Hot Springs Dispensary Leads in Cannabis Sales

The early bird may get the worm, but being the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open in Arkansas was not enough to keep Suite 443 of Hot Springs ahead of the rush of competitors. read more >
The Hot Springs marijuana dispensary formerly known as Doctors Orders, shown on the left, has been renovated and given a new name, Suite 443.
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Bold Owner Brings Sedate Look to Marijuana DispensaryLock Icon

Its new name conjures visions of Al Capone, but the Hot Springs medical marijuana dispensary once known as Doctors Orders couldn’t look more reputable these days. read more >
Herbology, at 7303 Kanis Road in Little Rock, is housed in the former location of Joubert's Tavern.
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Herbology Opening on Hold; Bold Duo Buys Sears DispensariesLock Icon

Herbology, the first Little Rock medical marijuana dispensary to seek state inspection, didn’t make its Nov. 7 goal for opening, disappointing local patients still waiting to inhale. read more >