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Rx card event

A Medicinal Purpose, an Arkansas company established this year to provide physician evaluations for patients seeking a medical marijuana card that entitles them to legally buy and use cannabis to treat health conditions, will hold an evaluation event from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 23 at the Holiday Inn, 10920 Financial Center Parkway.

Banker signs on for Rx accounts

Also, hemp and CBDs.

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Growers get word Feb. 27

The five applicants who will be offered licenses by the state to cultivate medical marijuana will be announced on Feb. 27 by the state Medical Marijuana Commission.

Decision time ahead

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission will receive 95 applications from would be medical cannabis growers Dec. 15 so they may begin scoring them, Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said Monday.

Agent will sell insurance to growers, dealers

Also, a majority of Republicans now support legalizing marijuana.

Benton backs med bud sales

Also, the Arkansas National Guard just says no and two medical marijuana events on the horizon.

Budding beat

The Arkansas Times debuts this week Cannabiz, a new column devoted to the ins and outs of the burgeoning medical marijuana industry in Arkansas.