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Hopefuls Await License Decision for Growing Marijuana in Arkansas

Hopefuls Await License Decision for Growing Marijuana in Arkansas

Hopefuls Await License Decision for Growing Marijuana in Arkansas

On Tuesday, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission plans to announce the state’s first five groups that will be allowed to legally grow medical cannabis.

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Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association Appoints Loretta Lever to Board of Directors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (“ACIA”) announced today that Loretta Lever has been appointed to the association’s Board of Directors.

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Industrial Hemp Seminar Coming to Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program is coming to Arkansas in 2018! In anticipation, Arkansas owned Tree of Life Seeds, the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association and Ounce Magazine are hosting a free public education seminar, Growing Industrial Hemp in Arkansas

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More Than 500 Patients, Advocates, and Health Professionals Expected at Arkansas Cannabis Patient Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 1, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Drug Policy Education Group, Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association, Illegally Healed, and the Arkansas Hemp Association are hosting the 2nd Cannabis Patient Day at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock on Tuesday, February 27th, at 10AM.

This Is Why Arkansas Medical Marijuana Banking Will Become a Reality

This Is Why Arkansas Medical Marijuana Banking Will Become a Reality

The Natural State is still reviewing the hundreds of medical marijuana business applications it received back in September 2017 and even though waiting is the hardest part, those that receive licenses can look to forward to the reality of Arkansas medical marijuana banking.

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Tomorrow: Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association and Imperious Expo Bring the Cannabis Industry to Little Rock for Ark-La-Tex Cannabis Business Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The cannabis industry comes to the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas tomorrow for the state’s first-ever cannabis trade show.

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Selection of BioTrackTHC for Arkansas’ Seed-to-Sale Tracking Software Anticipated by Arkansas Cannabis Industry Assocation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association anticipates the adoption of BioTrackTHC’s seed-to-sale tracking software for Arkansas’ legal cannabis industry to be announced within 11 days.

The History of Marijuana in Arkansas

The History of Marijuana in Arkansas

Arkansas has certainly been focusing on victimless marijuana offenses since it first banned the drug in 1923, though the state has allowed medical marijuana since 2016. Voters approved the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, which allows ill patients to use and safely obtain medical marijuana in Arkansas with a doctor’s approval. Now, the state legislature is implementing changes to the medical marijuana laws to improve the program.

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Arkansas State Plant Board Meets with Local Hemp Genetics Company to Discuss Future of Arkansas Industrial Hemp Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Locally-owned CBD-rich hemp genetics company, Tree of Life Seeds, takes the lead in working with the state to establish regulations for the Arkansas Industrial Hemp Program.

Hundreds of Entrepreneurs Have Applied for Arkansas Medical Cannabis Licenses

Hundreds of Entrepreneurs Have Applied for Arkansas Medical Cannabis Licenses

On Sept. 18, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. CT, the Natural State closed the application window for cultivators and distributors seeking Arkansas medical cannabis licenses. The Department of Finance and Administration received a total of 322 applications, with roughly 200 coming in on the last day to apply.

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Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association Invites the Public to Join Them in Celebrating Arkansas History After the Passing of the Medical Cannabis Application Deadline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Arkansas Cannabis Mixer will take place on Thursday, September 21st from 6-8pm at the Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential in Little Rock, AR.

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Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association Brings IRS Revenue Agent with Specialty in Cannabis Taxation to Little Rock Today

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association is pleased to announce their Tuesday, September 5th Medical Cannabis Federal Taxation Seminar at the Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential from 6-7pm.

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Imperious Expo and Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association Announce December 6th-7th Dates for ARK-LA-TEX Cannabis Business Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The medical cannabis industry will descend upon Little Rock, Arkansas this December 6-7th at the Statehouse Convention Center for the Ark-La-Tex Cannabis Business Expo, hosted by Imperious Expo + Directory and the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association.

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business "Wild, Wild West"

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business “Wild, Wild West”

Future medical marijuana growers and sellers in the Natural State can’t take their money to the bank, for now, that is. After doing his homework, the state lawmaker who crafted the new cannabis laws has learned more money, more problems when it comes to doing business without banking assistance.

First Look at a New Association for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry

First Look at a New Association for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry

With cultivation and dispensary applicants navigating the application process for the Natural State’s medical marijuana program, a new association has formed to act as the voice for the Arkansas medical marijuana industry.

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association Launches

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of leaders in health care, agricultural and legal sectors has come together to form the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, the primary industry group for corporations and individuals involved in the state’s new medical marijuana economy.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Second Contract With A New Client In Arkansas

DENVER, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its second client in the state of Arkansas.

Applications Available to Operate Arkansas Medical Marijuana Facilities

Applications Available to Operate Arkansas Medical Marijuana Facilities

Application forms are available for people wanting to apply for licenses to operate Arkansas medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries, the state Department of Finance and Administration said Monday.

Arkansas Subcommittee Approves Rules for State Medical Marijuana Program

Arkansas Subcommittee Approves Rules for State Medical Marijuana Program

On June 13, 2017, the Arkansas Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee approved the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s proposed rules for the state medical marijuana program.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract With A New Client In Arkansas

DENVER, Colorado, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its first client in the state of Arkansas.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana License Deadline Nears

Arkansas Medical Marijuana License Deadline is Nearing

Arkansas will soon begin taking applications from those who hope to grow and dispense medical marijuana, though the state’s strong religious heritage and restrictions imposed by the Legislature will limit where greenhouses and distributors can operate.

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Steep Hill Announces Expansion to Arkansas

BERKELEY, June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, testing and analytics, announced today that Steep Hill has licensed its first lab in the Southeast, bringing full service medical cannabis quality assurance to the State of Arkansas.

Arkansas Regulators Approve Emergency Medical Marijuana Rules

Arkansas Regulators Approve Emergency Medical Marijuana Rules

On May 3, 2017, the executive subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council approved emergency medical marijuana rules for the state, governing the implementation of regulatory oversight, the application process and medical marijuana registration, testing and labeling.

Arkansas Lawmakers Introduce More Bills to Amend MMJ Laws

Arkansas Lawmakers Introduce More Bills to Amend MMJ Laws

Arkansas lawmakers are once again working to amend the state’s medical marijuana laws. On Jan. 30, 2017, state lawmakers introduced a series of bills that would alter local control on banning and regulating licensed dispensaries as well as how patients could consume medical marijuana.

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NORML Calls Marijuana Implementation Delays an “Affront to Democracy”

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Legislators in a number of states are pushing forward measures to delay the enactment of voter-initiated marijuana laws. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri strongly criticized the delays, calling them “an affront to the democratic process.”

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansans hoping to grow medical marijuana will have to pay an annual $100,000 fee to operate a cultivation facility, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission decided Tuesday.


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