Tagged: brandon thornton

The Industry View: 5 Key Facts About Medical Cannabis in Arkansas

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

Brandon Thornton, CEO of the marijuana testing lab Steep Hill Arkansas and a board member of the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association, was asked what crucial facts the trade group would like Arkansans to know, and his main message was, yes, cannabis is coming.

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.

State's 2 Cannabis Associations Merge

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2018 11:23 am

The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (ACIA) and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association have merged.

Medical Marijuana Rollout Sparks Interest Among Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

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.

Former Windstream COO, Pharmacist to Launch Marijuana Testing Lab

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/1/2017 1:38 pm

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.