After 80 years of prohibition, industrial hemp is legal again in Arkansas. The Arkansas State Plant Board is creating rules for a help research program that will begin next year.

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

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials are anticipating that between 20,000 and 40,000 people will ask for permission to obtain medical marijuana.

A slew of bills modifying the state’s nascent medical marijuana program have been signed into law by Gov. Asa Hutchinson over the past two weeks.

A ballot measure to approve all uses of cannabis is moving forward, Robert Reed, a backer of the constitutional amendment, said Thursday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The potential legalization of marijuana continues forward in Arkansas.

LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — After rejecting a marijuana ballot title and popular name for several months, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has certified the amendment.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- The 17th Annual Arkansas Poll showed that Arkansans have stayed consistent with their party line alliance, but their views on certain issues have shifted.


 

 

The biggest change came in Arkansans' views on medical marijuana, according to a press release on the poll.

The 2012 poll showed that 44 percent of respondents were in favor of allowing medical marijuana use, compared to 52 percent who opposed the measure.


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