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Edible Arkansas: alternatives for medical marijuana patients averse to smoking

Arkansas’s medical marijuana patients aren’t just blowing smoke: Many are using the wide variety of edible products created by the state’s cultivators and made available at the state’s 31 open dispensaries. From gummies to chocolates to hard candies, edible products provide an alternative for patients who don’t want to smoke.

Groom-to-be pops the question at Pulaski County medical marijuana dispensary

Meet the future Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Stewart, engaged this weekend at Native Green Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary in Hensley.
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Medical marijuana dispensaries short on flower supply; ABC's hands are tied, it says

As the number of medical marijuana patients in the state has surged past 80,000, dispensaries have reported difficulty obtaining flower from the state’s four operating cultivators, with some cannabis strains unavailable entirely.

Medical Marijuana Commission narrowly votes down additional dispensary license, eyes amendment to reciprocity law

In a 3-2 vote last night, the state Medical Marijuana Commission voted down a motion to license an additional dispensary.
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Arkansas medical marijuana millions

Plus, more news on the pot Rx front.

Arkansas patients attest: Medical marijuana helps

Sleeplessness, PTSD, epilepsy all relieved by cannabis.

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Pot and the pandemic in Arkansas

Medical marijuana dispensaries offer delivery, add new in-store safety measures.

An Arkansas weed scholar's lab notes

We talk terpenes with a Little Rock budtender.

Harvest House in Little Rock: the Chipotle of cannabis

Harvest House of Cannabis arrives in Little Rock and takes weed upscale. But is that enough?

Sen. Bledsoe and others urge Arkansans to ‘just don’t sign’ recreational pot petitions

At a press conference Thursday morning, Sen. Cecile Bledsoe and several conservative state and faith leaders warned Arkansans about the dangers of marijuana and implored voters not to sign petitions in favor of legalizing the drug.
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Marijuana commission to issue new dispensary license in Southeast Arkansas

The state Medical Marijuana Commission has voted to issue a fifth dispensary license to Southeast Arkansas's Zone 7, in which only one of the zone's four licensed dispensaries has opened for business.

The cost of cannabis

Dispensaries share how they price their products and their hopes for the growing industry.

Medical marijuana cardholders seeking relief in Arkansas’s weed deserts

Arkansas has 14 operating medical marijuana dispensaries, most of which have opened in more densely populated areas of the state. Northwest Arkansas’s Zone 1 is the only zone in the state in which all four dispensaries are open; none of the four dispensaries licensed to operate in Southwest Arkansas’s Zone 8 have opened.

Ode to OG Kush

Arkansas dispensaries share their best-selling strains and products.
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Medical Marijuana Commission approves four changes in dispensary ownership

The Commission approved change in ownership requests for four dispensaries, including the total sale of THC Rx in West Memphis. 

Cannabis comedy: A Q&A with Matt Besser on his stoner stand-up special, 'Pot Humor'

A Q&A with comedian and Little Rock native Matt Besser about his new stand-up special "Pot Humor," which explores stoner culture, pot semantics and parenthood.

Cannabis card clinics come to Arkansas

New clinics help patients get certification that the state requires.

Designer Korto Momolu's cannabis clothing line

How Little Rock designer Korto Momolu brought a weed-inspired collection to New York Fashion Week.

Police ‘drug recognition experts’ must decide how high is too high

As the medical marijuana industry grows, law enforcement agencies in Arkansas are faced with an unprecedented problem: identifying how much cannabis in a cardholder’s system renders them too impaired to drive. 

Another Bentonville marijuana dispensary to open Thursday

The state ABC Division has announced an eighth medical marijuana dispensary has been cleared to open. It's expected to open Thursday in Bentonville.
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