Arkansans have bought more than 4,200 pounds of medical marijuana in 2019 -- the first calendar year of legal sales in the state.

That accounts for more than $28.13 million spent on the drug, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. 

State regulators expect the market to take off even more in early 2020 as the two remaining growing facilities begin full operations and as the remaining dispensaries open to the public. 

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Hunter Field ~ ArkansasOnline.com ~

 

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