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Thurston files document with Supreme Court stating amendment is not sufficient

Thurston files document with Supreme Court stating amendment is not sufficient

Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston filed a document with the Supreme Court stating that a recreational marijuana amendment is insufficient for the ballot based on the vote by a state board last month. The filing follows an order issued by the state Supreme Court Monday.

Little Rock billionaire donates $250,000 to group opposing marijuana amendment

Little Rock billionaire donates $250,000 to group opposing marijuana amendment

Little Rock billionaire Ron Cameron has donated $250,000 to a committee opposing an amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas. A committee called Safe and Secure Communities was formed last month to oppose the amendment that the Supreme Court provisionally placed on the ballot last week.

Marijuana amendment rejected by state commission, needs Supreme Court to make ballot

Marijuana amendment rejected by state commission, needs Supreme Court to make ballot

The state Board of Election Commissioners rejected the ballot title of the industry-backed proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas during their meeting Wednesday. The amendment will not appear on the November ballot, barring a successful appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Supreme Court rules in favor of River Valley

Supreme Court rules in favor of River Valley

The state Supreme Court ruled in favor of River Valley Relief Cultivation in a case that questioned whether the Fort Smith cultivator should have received its license.

State Supreme Court airs grievances against marijuana commission

State Supreme Court airs grievances against marijuana commission

Earlier this month, the state Supreme Court reversed and dismissed a case over dispensary licenses in favor of the state Medical Marijuana Commission. A dissenting opinion authored by associate justice Courtney Hudson, and joined by associate justice Robin Wynne, aired some of the court’s frustrations with the commission’s “refusal to follow its constitutional mandate.”  Kyle… View Article