Tagged: Scott Hardin

Arkansas Pot Firms Feud, Pass Around The Blame

Arkansas Pot Firms Feud, Pass Around The Blame

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The state’s largest medical marijuana merchant says Arkansas cultivators have blackballed his business, and he’s planning to sue, alleging they cut off sales after he lobbied for the state to license more growers. read more >

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

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Joseph Byrd, the new Quapaw Nation business chairman, has not responded to repeated requests for comment. And he’s been equally silent with local and state officials on how plans for an Oct. 1 grand opening are proceeding for the 80,000-SF Saracen Casino Resort gaming floor. 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 >

Hot Springs Dispensary Leads in Cannabis Sales

Hot Springs Dispensary Leads in Cannabis Sales

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The early bird may get the worm, but being the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open in Arkansas was not enough to keep Suite 443 of Hot Springs ahead of the rush of competitors. read more >

A Woman's Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female Ownership

A Woman's Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female Ownership

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Feminine hands are everywhere in the medical marijuana and hemp industries, up and running in the state for less than a year. Their roles range from co-owning $10 million cultivation centers to staffing dispensary counters as budtenders. read more >

Lawsuit Challenges State on Dispensary Licensing

Lawsuit Challenges State on Dispensary Licensing

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A company rejected for an Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary license is suing to clear the air over the state’s process of selecting replacement retail outlets when the original licensees fail to open for business. read more >