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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 >

Pot Edibles Seen Claiming Market Share

Pot Edibles Seen Claiming Market Share

Health CareLegalRestaurants & Food

Medical marijuana isn’t even for sale yet in Arkansas, but some people in the industry are already considering the potential market for medical cannabis edibles. read more >

Marijuana Insurance Buds in Arkansas

Marijuana Insurance Buds in Arkansas

Health CareLegalCover Story

The moment last year that Arkansas voters approved the use of medical marijuana, Paul Dunn knew he wanted to sell insurance for the industry. But it won’t be easy. The federal government still considers marijuana illegal. read more >

Grocery Store Applications for Wine Permits Pour Into ABC

Grocery Store Applications for Wine Permits Pour Into ABC

WhispersRestaurants & Food

The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division began accepting applications for grocery store wine permits one week ago, a development permitted by the Legislature’s passage this year of Act 508, which allows grocery stores in “wet” counties to sell an expanded selection of wine. read more >

Little Rock Startup Apptegy Gets $5.7M Infusion

Little Rock Startup Apptegy Gets $5.7M Infusion

Technology & Telecom

Little Rock technology startup Apptegy plans on leveraging a recent $5.7 million investment from Five Elms Capital of Kansas City to get aggressive on growth. Its goal? To see 2017 sales triple from 2016, its first full year of sales. read more >