Pulaski County investigating Monday homicide in North Little Rock

The victim was 70-year-old Deborah Lea Armond.

Proposed Green Springs sale off after commission declines permit renewal

A man who owned a Hot Springs dispensary won’t be able to sell after state regulators declined to renew his license.

Reefer Madness in the rearview?

How a federal reclassification of cannabis could affect Arkansas.

Group supporting marijuana amendment reports raising $191,000 last month

The owners of Good Day Farm Little Rock provided the largest donation of the month at $26,415.

Green Springs owner files lawsuit, dispensary sale on hold

A hearing is set for Wednesday in Garland County Circuit Court.

State board revokes Green Springs dispensary license

The state Medical Marijuana Commission will consider a proposed sale of the dispensary Thursday, but ABC officials say the license is no longer transferrable.

Green Springs seeks sale to Leafology owner

Green Springs Medical dispensary in Hot Springs faces a revocation hearing before state regulators this morning.

Dispensary seeks delay in license revocation hearing, ABC pushes back

Green Springs Medical has asked to delay its revocation hearing set for Wednesday, but a state regulatory agency is not on board.

Troubled Hot Springs dispensary set for ABC hearing next week

Last month, Green Springs Medical became the first Arkansas dispensary to have its license revoked. The dispensary has been able to stay open until the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board can hold a hearing next week.

ABC grants grace on potential plant issue at storm-hit dispensary

The Source dispensary in Rogers lost power in the storms this week, leaving their plants in the dark and at risk of flowering before their time.

Louisiana cannabis law change sends grow license to Good Day Farm

Louisiana lawmakers approved a law change that extends the state's medical marijuana program and cuts out universities as cannabis cultivators.

Public comments on federal marijuana rescheduling are open until July 22

The Department of Justice has proposed moving cannabis to a less restrictive drug category. It would still remain federally illegal.

Smoking guns: ATF, state at odds over firearms, cannabis

State and federal laws clash on whether medical marijuana users can have concealed carry permits.

Learn about cannabis with Ask Ethel on Saturday

Ask Ethel will host educational events Little Rock, Hot Springs, Fayetteville and more.

Arkansas marijuana patients spend $68 million in first quarter of 2024

Suite 443 in Hot Springs was the top-selling dispensary, followed by Natural Relief Dispensary of Sherwood in February and March.

Cannabis flower is king, suppositories are at the bottom

Remembering that time The Observer tried a cannabis suppository.

Marijuana sales on 4/20 nearly tripled daily average, state says

Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas spent $2.11 million to buy 630 pounds of products on 4/20 this year.

State surpasses 100K medical marijuana patients as amendment battle heats up

Arkansans can sign the petition to put medical marijuana expansion on the ballot at dispensaries and at some upcoming events.

River Valley can keep marijuana cultivation license for now, Supreme Court rules

The state Supreme Court said River Valley owner Storm Nolan was an "indispensable party" who should be allowed to take part in a case brought by another company challenging River Valley's license.

Heisman-winning QB Sam Bradford among new owners of Little Rock dispensary

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