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Supporters trumpet in-state donations, social justice plan at Little Rock event

Supporters trumpet in-state donations, social justice plan at Little Rock event

Supporters of Responsible Growth Arkansas gathered Tuesday to tout the campaign and a new social justice plan. The campaign also announced it has raised more than $13 million.

Family Council announces anti-legalization tour, radio ads

Family Council announces anti-legalization tour, radio ads

The Arkansas Family Council will host a series of community meetings across the state this month and will run radio ads to encourage the public to vote against legalizing recreational marijuana at the ballot box next month.  The Family Council, a conservative lobbying group headquartered in Little Rock, will host 25 meetings in towns across… View Article

Sanders opposes marijuana legalization, accepts nearly $50,000 from industry leaders

Sanders opposes marijuana legalization, accepts nearly $50,000 from industry leaders

Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that she opposes legalizing recreational marijuana in Arkansas. Owners of the state’s cultivators and dispensaries have contributed heavily to Sanders who could wield significant power over the regulation of the industry if elected.

Recreational marijuana would have $2.36 billion impact, create 6,400 jobs, study finds

Recreational marijuana would have $2.36 billion impact, create 6,400 jobs, study finds

Legalizing recreational marijuana would be a $2 billion boost to the Arkansas economy, create 6,400 jobs and generate $460 million in tax revenue, according to a study commissioned by Responsible Growth Arkansas.

Economic studies on cannabis amendment in the works

Economic studies on cannabis amendment in the works

Two economic studies on a proposed amendment to legalize recreational marijuana are in the works. A study by Responsible Growth Arkansas is expected this week while the state Department of Finance and Administration is working on another.

Responsible Growth, Family Council debate recreational marijuana

Responsible Growth, Family Council debate recreational marijuana

Jerry Cox of the Family Council and Eddie Armstrong of Responsible Growth Arkansas faced off on KARK’s Capitol View on Sunday, debating the Arkansas Adult Use Cannabis Amendment. Cox linked recreational marijuana to human trafficking and drug addicts, while Armstrong focused on regulation and economic development.

How we got here: A look back at the recreational marijuana petition process

How we got here: A look back at the recreational marijuana petition process

Responsible Growth Arkansas is expected to deliver more than enough signatures to the secretary of state on Friday for its recreational marijuana amendment. We take a look back at how we got here with a review of stories on the issue from Arkansas Cannabiz and the Arkansas Times.

Responsible Growth expects plenty of signatures, ready for legal battles

Responsible Growth expects plenty of signatures, ready for legal battles

Eddie Armstrong, the leader of Responsible Growth Arkansas, says his group will turn in more than enough signatures by next week’s deadline. Armstrong said his group, which has raised nearly $2 million, is also prepared for legal challenges.

Responsible Growth spends another $700,000 on signature process

Responsible Growth spends another $700,000 on signature process

Responsible Growth Arkansas spent more than $700,000 last month in its attempt to get recreational marijuana on the November ballot. The organization spent most of the money on the ballot signature process, according to campaign reports.

Adult use marijuana campaign making headway

Adult use marijuana campaign making headway

The industry-backed group trying to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas has collected more than 65,000 verified signatures and has spent more than $1 million in its attempt to make the November ballot, according to the group’s most recent financial report.

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