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Arkansas medical marijuana growers sue to keep others from entering market

Five Arkansas companies with permits to grow medical cannabis are suing to stop three more cultivation licenses from being issued.

The lawsuit claims the three licenses that were issued in June violate language in the law that stipulated new licenses would be granted only if the existing growers couldn’t meet dispensary demand, according to the Arkansas Times.

The plaintiffs – Bold Team, Natural State Medicinals Cultivation, Natural State Wellness Enterprises, Osage Creek Cultivation and Delta Medical Cannabis – are suing:

State regulators were allowed to issue up to eight cultivation licenses under the 2016 law that legalized MMJ in Arkansas.

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2 comments on “Arkansas medical marijuana growers sue to keep others from entering market
  1. Charlie on

    They can’t keep up with demand. If there is only 5 as of right now and the state is allowed 8….whar am I missing here?? The current growers sound greedy to me… Lines always and always running out and over prices as is……. So allow more to join the market. Gm

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  2. Brittany Trahan on

    There is blatant greed and gerrymandering happening in Arkansas right now. Will someone cover this nationwide so AR can stop taking advantage of its citizens?

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