Arkansas’ medical marijuana cultivation sites are all under construction

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All five of Arkansas’ state-approved medical cannabis grower sites are being built out, a development that should come as good news for marijuana businesses that are looking to be part of a fully operational market in the state later this year.

The program has been beset by delays since Arkansas voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016.

The first medical marijuana cultivator put plants in the ground last week, and dispensaries are expected to have product on the shelves by April, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

More details about the progress of cultivation facilities in Arkansas can be found here.