Tagged: Arkansas Department Of Health

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

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At the end of February 2020, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock had a surplus of $22 million. But then COVID-19 surfaced. read more >

Medical Marijuana Use Spread Unevenly in Arkansas

Medical Marijuana Use Spread Unevenly in Arkansas

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Arkansans spent $181 million on more than 28,000 pounds of medical marijuana in 2020, the first full year of legal cannabis sales in the state, according to data from the state Department of Finance & Administration. read more >

Smoke Clears on Cannabis Cards

Smoke Clears on Cannabis Cards

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Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas have been getting mixed signals about when their cards — whose expiration dates have been extended during the coronavirus pandemic — will start to expire. read more >

In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew

In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew

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With 70,000 Arkansas patients spending well over a half-million dollars a day in the state’s 14-month old medical marijuana industry, Dr. Brian Nichol and Dr. David Nguyen are both surprised. read more >

Tracing Virus, Asking How Much to Tell Public

Tracing Virus, Asking How Much to Tell Public

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson is caught between his deep allegiance to faith and commerce and his duty to public safety in deciding how much to tell the public in the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

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Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Job Law Evolves as Reopening Begins

Job Law Evolves as Reopening Begins

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As COVID-19 has upended the economy and caused more than 100,000 deaths across the country, it also has altered employment law from safety to workers’ compensation issues. read more >