Arkansas voters last year approved marijuana use by people with certain medical conditions.

LITTLE ROCK — “This whole time we always imagined that this day would be the busiest and that is very true.”

And a busy day it was at the ABC Board building on Monday. More than 300 would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas’ initial medical marijuana crop flooded the state office building, turning in thousands of pages of paperwork.

“You had people who arrived at 7:15 last night and slept in a lawn chair strictly to be the first to submit their applications this morning.”

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