Tracking Cannabis Taxes: Phoenix, Arizona – This Week in News

The Phoenix, Arizona City Council voted down a measure to increase the dispensary and cultivation yearly cannabis taxes. The proposed bill suggested a 17% tax on State Licensed Arizona dispensaries and cultivators. Cannabis taxes this high could have caused Phoenix dispensaries to go out of business. The concern for local dispensary owners was that a […]

Arkansas to Accept Medical Marijuana Supplier Applications June-September

Beginning Friday, the state Medical Marijuana Commission will accept applications from those hoping to grow or supply marijuana, while the Health Department will take applications from those hoping to benefit from the first marijuana-as-medicine program in the Bible Belt. The application periods will run until Sept. 18. Source: Arkansas to Accept Medical Marijuana Card Applications […]

Medical Marijuana Applications Process for Arkansas

The application period will open June 30 and go on for 90 days. The commission will distribute 32 dispensary licenses and five cultivation facility licenses. According to the Associated Press and as published by the Source: Arkansas Decides Process for Medical Marijuana Applications | Arkansas News | US News US News reported on The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette which […]

Proposed ban on marijuana edibles fails in Arkansas House | KTLO LLC

      (AP) – The Arkansas House has voted against House Bill 1392 to ban marijuana edibles in the state. Local Representatives were split on the issue. Nelda Speaks, Scott Baltz, John Payton and David Branscum voted for the Source: Proposed ban on marijuana edibles fails in Arkansas House | KTLO LLC

Four States End Marijuana Prohibition, Three Adopt Medical Marijuana Laws in Historic Election – MPP

WASHINGTON — California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada voted to end marijuana prohibition and Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota adopted medical marijuana laws Tuesday in the most momentous election to date for marijuana policy reform. Montana approved an initiative to re-establish patients’ access to medical marijuana providers, which was hindered by state lawmakers, and create a more […]