Arkansas First Ever Medical Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

The first legal medical marijuana dispensary in state history is now open in Arkansas. It took 2.5 years after voters legalized the medicine, but Arkansas’ first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors on Saturday, reports the Associated Press. Doctor’s Orders RX in Hot Springs was the first dispensary to be officially licensed by the state, … Read more

Kansas Governor Signs Hemp Bill Into Law

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed an industrial hemp bill into law. Governor Colyer’s signed Senate Bill 263 yesterday following a 123 to 1 vote in the House of Representatives, and a 36 to 3 vote in the Senate. The Alternative Crop Research Act alters the definition of “marijuana” under the state’s controlled substances law to exclude “industrial … Read more

Industrial Hemp Bill Passed by Kansas Legislature

Kansas’ full House of Representatives has given approval to legislation allowing hemp to be legally cultivated (the bill’s already passed the Senate). The Kansas House of Representatives voted 123 to 1 today to approve Senate Bill 263. The vote comes roughly a month after the Senate passed the measure 36 to 3. Given the measure … Read more

Hemp Legalization Bill Approved by Full Kansas Senate

Kansas’ full Senate has voted overwhelmingly to approve a measure that would allow hemp to be legally cultivated. Senate Bill 263 was given approval Thursday by the Kansas Senate in a 36 to 3 vote. The measure now moves to the House of Representatives, where passage would send it to Governor Jeff Colyer for consideration. The … Read more

Kansas City Voters Decriminalize Marijuana

Kansas City voters have passed an initiative to decriminalize marijuana. Marijuana will soon be decriminalized in Missouri’s most populated city after voters gave approval tonight to Question 5. The initiative decriminalizes the possession of up to 35 grams of cannabis for those 21 and older, making it a simple $25 ticket. Under current law possessing … Read more

Hemp Bill Passed By Arkansas House Committee

A bill to allow hemp to be cultivated in Arkansas has been passed by its initial committee. House Bill 1778 was passed by the House Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development with a unanimous voice vote. According to its official text, the proposed law “is intended to assist the state in moving to the … Read more