An outbreak of hepatitis A in northeast Arkansas has almost doubled in size, to 60 cases, in just over a month and resulted in one death, prompting the state on Friday to urge all residents of Greene County age 19-60 to get vaccinated.
Seeking to avoid further setbacks, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission will hire a consultant to evaluate proposals for the state's first cannabis dispensaries.
Arkansas lawmakers OK rule allowing panel to hire expert to grade medical cannabis dispensary applications
Lawmakers on Thursday approved an emergency rule allowing the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission to hire an outside consultant to grade more than 200 applications for the state’s first medical cannabis dispensaries.
Regulations requiring extra steps for doctors who prescribe high doses of opioid pain medication cleared a final hurdle when they were approved by a legislative subcommittee Tuesday.
Failure to comply puts their coverage at risk after 3 months
More than 7,000 Arkansas Works enrollees were found out of compliance with a work requirement that took effect last month, according to figures released Friday.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission -- hoping to avoid further delays and legal challenges -- is poised to hire an outside consultant to determine which of 32 companies will be the first to sell cannabis legally in the Natural State.
Arkansas marijuana panel OKs rule allowing hiring of consultant to help review dispensary applications
LITTLE ROCK— An Arkansas panel has approved a rule that would allow it to hire an outside consultant to help review and score hundreds of applications the state has received from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana.
Josh Nicholson wants to take his wife to the movies again, but for that, he needs cannabis.
U.S. says nonprofits’ ‘navigators’ fall short, agents do better
President Donald Trump's administration announced that it is slashing grants to nonprofit organizations that help people obtain health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Arkansas officially licensed its first medical marijuana growers on Tuesday after a contentious application process and monthslong court battle.
Arkansas’ first medical marijuana growers were officially licensed Tuesday afternoon after a controversial scoring process and months-long court battle.