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Supreme Court files procedural orders in recreational marijuana case

Supreme Court files procedural orders in recreational marijuana case

The state Supreme Court filed procedural orders Monday afternoon in the case that will determine the fate of a recreational marijuana amendment. Responsible Growth Arkansas filed the final brief in the case on September 2.

The count is on: Responsible Growth submits 192,000 signatures for adult-use marijuana amendment

The count is on: Responsible Growth submits 192,000 signatures for adult-use marijuana amendment

Responsible Growth Arkansas submitted more than 192,000 signatures Friday in its attempt to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas. Steve Lancaster, co-counsel for the industry-backed group, said he is confident the group will make the ballot and that the measure will pass.

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.

More than 50,000 Arkansans sign on for recreational marijuana

More than 50,000 Arkansans sign on for recreational marijuana

The industry-backed proposal is more than halfway to the ballot, but rivals pledge opposition.

Fults stops signature push for marijuana amendment, will instead work to defeat industry-backed effort

Fults stops signature push for marijuana amendment, will instead work to defeat industry-backed effort

Arkansas marijuana advocate Melissa Fults has ended her attempt to put a constitutional amendment legalizing recreational marijuana on the ballot this year and, instead, will devote her time to defeating a well-financed amendment supported by the state’s marijuana cultivators. 

Puff, puff, pass: comparing and contrasting the three petitions to allow adults to use marijuana recreationally in Arkansas

Puff, puff, pass: comparing and contrasting the three petitions to allow adults to use marijuana recreationally in Arkansas

Arkansans have a chance to add their names to three petitions for state constitutional amendments that would legalize recreational marijuana for adults. But the three proposals differ in how they would shape cannabis use in the state. 

Marijuana goes mainstream at expo, industry leaders talk about expanding to recreational users

Marijuana goes mainstream at expo, industry leaders talk about expanding to recreational users

Three amendments could make it on to the ballot in November to expand Arkansans’ legal access to marijuana. Former state Rep. Eddie Armstrong makes his pitch for why he thinks his is the best.

Group backed by cannabis cultivators files proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for adults

Group backed by cannabis cultivators files proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for adults

A group financed by state medical marijuana cultivators filed a proposal this week for a state constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for adults.  

Campaign underway for marijuana legalization

Campaign underway for marijuana legalization

Arkansas adults will be able to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use by February 2023 if a recently filed constitutional amendment proposal makes the ballot and is approved by voters next year.

The state of marijuana in Arkansas

The state of marijuana in Arkansas

Cannabis has never been easier to get in Arkansas. But is it good?

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