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UPDATED: Supreme Court rules in favor of marijuana amendment

UPDATED: Supreme Court rules in favor of marijuana amendment

The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the votes should be counted on a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.

Responsible Growth reports contributions of $605,000, Cameron donates to second group

Responsible Growth reports contributions of $605,000, Cameron donates to second group

The industry-backed group trying to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas reported $605,000 in contributions last month and a balance of about half a million dollars. Meanwhile, an opposition group reported a $78,600 donation from business owner Ron Cameron, a day after another group reported a $1 million donation from Cameron.

Republican donors give $2 million to oppose marijuana

Republican donors give $2 million to oppose marijuana

Major Republican donors Ron Cameron and Richard Uihlein have donated $2 million to a group opposing recreational marijuana in Arkansas. Uihlein, a major Republican donor across the country, also funded the failed senate campaign of Jake Bequette and supported North Little Rock’s Will Jones in a race for prosecuting attorney.

Responsible Growth files final brief in Supreme Court case, awaits court’s ruling

Responsible Growth files final brief in Supreme Court case, awaits court’s ruling

Responsible Growth Arkansas filed the final brief today in the state Supreme Court cases that will determine whether to count the votes on a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana. The filing follows others by the state and two opposition groups the Supreme Court allowed the intervene in the case.

Arkansas Supreme Court allows new group to intervene in recreational marijuana case

Arkansas Supreme Court allows new group to intervene in recreational marijuana case

The state Supreme Court ordered Friday that a newly formed committee can join a case that will determine the future of a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas. Save Arkansas from Epidemic must submit its answer to the case’s original complaint by Monday at 4 p.m.

New opposition group seeks to intervene in marijuana case at Supreme Court

New opposition group seeks to intervene in marijuana case at Supreme Court

The police chief of Fairfield Bay (Van Buren County) has formed a second group to oppose a recreational marijuana amendment and the group is attempting to intervene in the Supreme Court case that will determine whether votes should be counted on the issue. David Burnett, police chief of Fairfield Bay, filed paperwork this week to form Save Arkansas from Epidemic.