Tagged: arkansas medical marijuana commission

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation

by Kyle Massey 2/11/2019 12:00 am

Bold Team LLC is growing the state’s first legal marijuana in Cotton Plant. Arkansas Business took a tour of the company’s $6 million operation.

Arkansas Cannabis Lineup Set: Last 3 Dispensaries Pay Fees

by Kyle Massey 2/5/2019 10:31 am

The starting lineup for Arkansas’ medical marijuana cultivation and dispensing industry is now set, pending complaint investigations, according to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, which oversees enforcement of the new system.

29 of 32 Cannabis Dispensaries Set; Ruling Favors Natural State Medicinals

by Kyle Massey 2/3/2019 1:09 pm

Also: The ABC dismisses a complaint about Robert deBin, a cultivator accused of inconsistencies in his license applications.

List: Central Arkansas Marijuana Dispensary Sites 'Locked In'

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2019 2:34 pm

Marijuana cultivation licenses have been issued to four dispensary companies in central Arkansas, locking down sales sites for Zone 5. Includes an update on licenses and ownership for medical marijuana dispensaries across the state.

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

by Kyle Massey 1/18/2019 8:48 am

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.

Arkansas Marijuana Finally Set to Roll

by Kyle Massey 1/14/2019 12:00 am

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.

State Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

by Kyle Massey 1/10/2019 8:19 am

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.

New Faces as Marijuana Board Takes Up Crucial Dispensary Issue

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2019 8:17 am

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.

Here Are the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Scores

by Lance Turner 12/20/2018 5:29 pm

Download the scores for applications for medical marijuana dispensaries in Arkansas.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Growers Say Drug Ready by Spring

by Associated Press 11/29/2018 6:45 am

Two of the businesses licensed by Arkansas to grow medical marijuana say they expect to have the drug available for dispensaries as soon as April.

Marijuana Commission Responds to Criticisms

by Associated Press 11/14/2018 6:38 am

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.

No Confidence (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/22/2018 12:00 am

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

Firm Signs Agreement to Grade Arkansas Marijuana Applicants

by Associated Press 9/28/2018 6:47 am

A Boston-based consultant has signed an agreement with Arkansas to grade the more than 200 applications for the state's first medical marijuana dispensary licenses.

Forward Motion (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/16/2018 12:00 am

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.

Arkansas Marijuana Panel OKs Rule Allowing Hiring of Consultant

by Associated Press 7/13/2018 6:51 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission approves a rule that would allow it to hire an outside consultant to help review and score hundreds of applications from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana.

Medical Marijuana Commission to Explore Hiring Consultant

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 7/3/2018 6:50 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission took the first step Monday toward hiring an independent consultant to review about 230 applications for dispensary licenses.

Watch Video of the Arkansas Marijuana Commission Meeting Here

by Lance Turner 7/2/2018 2:09 pm

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. today — its first meeting after the state Supreme Court cleared the way last month for the state to launch its medical marijuana program.

Update: Arkansas Court Clears Way For Medical Pot Program's Launch

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/21/2018 10:12 am

Justices on Thursday reversed and dismissed a judge's ruling that prevented officials from issuing the first licenses for businesses to grow the drug.

Marijuana Company Accused of Offering Commissioner A Bribe

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/7/2018 3:41 pm

The Arkansas attorney general's office says a member of the commission that awards licenses to grow medical marijuana has accused an unsuccessful applicant of trying to bribe him.

Arkansas Supreme Court Considers Medical Marijuana License Case

by Associated Press 6/7/2018 10:04 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a judge's decision to prevent the state from issuing its first licenses for companies to grow medical marijuana.