Tagged: Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

Health CareLegalCover Story

Pinpointing legally permissible real estate for the state’s first medical cannabis enterprises after a 2016 legalization vote was like plunging into the haystack to find the perfect spot for a needle, those involved in the process say. read more >

Arkansas Marijuana Finally Set to Roll

Arkansas Marijuana Finally Set to Roll

Banking & FinanceHealth CareCover Story

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 >

Marijuana Commission Responds to Criticisms

Marijuana Commission Responds to Criticisms

Health Care

More than two years after Arkansans voted to legalize medical marijuana, the commission created to approve licenses for cultivators and growers has had to respond to public criticisms of lack of transparency and sluggish movement. read more >

No Confidence (Editorial)

No Confidence (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

Video of a Dr. Carlos Roman and unsuccessful applicant further clouds the process of choosing winners of the valuable cultivators’ permits. read more >

Forward Motion (Editorial)

Forward Motion (Editorial)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

It’s too late to wonder why the MMC didn’t use the same time-tested approach used by the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to distribute package store licenses when a county goes wet: set a deadline for applications, determine whether each applicant meets all legal requirements and then draw randomly from among the qualified applicants. read more >