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By Melissa Fults / July 13, 2017

Clarifying Some Misconceptions on Receiving a medical marijuana card

There are so many misconceptions and false statements flying about getting your card.  Here is a list of facts for...

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By Melissa Fults / June 30, 2017

Apply now for your patient card with the Arkansas Department of Health

The day we have been waiting for is finally here!!!   You can apply for your patient Medical Marijuana Card....

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By Melissa Fults / April 2, 2017

RECAP ON ALL OF THE MARIJUANA AND HEMP BILLS FOR THE 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Exciting News!!!!!!  The Arkansas Industrial Hemp Act (HB1778) has passed and is on the Governor's desk awaiting his signature.  It...

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By Melissa Fults / March 29, 2017

Last Week of Session. DESPERATELY NEEDED CALLS TODAY!!!!!!

We are winding down in the Arkansas session FINALLY!!!.  There are some CRITICAL bills that will be voted on in...

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By Melissa Fults / March 22, 2017

RECAP OF WEEK 3/20

It has been an incredible week at the State Capitol this week.  As the session gets close to the end,...

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By Melissa Fults / March 12, 2017

STOP JASON RAPERT’S HORRIBLE MARIJUANA BILLS

As many of you already know, even though all of Jason Rapert's marijuana bills were voted down, he was able...

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By Melissa Fults / March 9, 2017

ALL RULES AND REGULATION DRAFTS

Here are all of the proposed drafts: ABC: Marijuana Commission:  The public hearing will be held March 31, 2017, from 2:00...

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By Melissa Fults / March 7, 2017

PATIENT DAY AT THE CAPITOL

We are having a Patient Day at the Capitol.  We are asking as many patients as possible to join us...

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By Melissa Fults / March 7, 2017

LATEST BILLS FILED ON MARIJUANA BY THE LEGISLATURE

Quick update on bills that have made it through committee.  Jason Rapert's SB238 to delay implementation has failed.  Rapert's SB357...

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By Melissa Fults / March 1, 2017

HEMP BILL HAS BEEN FILED

We are so excited to announce that HB1778 has been filed to allow Industrial Hemp to be grown in Arkansas....

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By Melissa Fults / March 1, 2017

TOUGH DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Today was extremely disheartening at the Capitol.  Even though we were able to kill SB238 which would delay enacting the...

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By Melissa Fults / February 27, 2017

BILLS BEING INTRODUCED THIS WEEK IN THE SENATE AND HOUSE

According to Senator Bledsoe, all bills pertaining to marijuana will be heard in the Senate this Wednesday.  Her committee meets...

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By Melissa Fults / February 17, 2017

AETN INTERVIEW ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA

This interview on AETN featured the lead attorney for the Department of Health, the head of the ABC and the...

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By Melissa Fults / February 17, 2017

OUR VOICES ARE BEING HEARD

Our voices are being heard.  Each of you that make these calls are the forces that will make Issue 6...

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By Melissa Fults / February 3, 2017

Health Department Draft

Here is a link to read the latest draft from the Health department.  Read here: Here is the information on...

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By Melissa Fults / February 3, 2017

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 MARIJUANA BILL UPDATE

Good Friday to you all!!! Would like to give you an update on the bills in the house. I know...

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By admin / January 27, 2017

Here is the draft for the Medical Marijuana Commission rules & Regulations

There are 3 parts to this draft:  DRAFT Cultivation Rules 11717 DRAFT Dispensary Rules 11717 DRAFT Merit Application_Cultivation Facility 11717...

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By admin / January 27, 2017

New positive amendments on Issue 6

A new list of amendments trying to fix Issue 6 have been proposed. The first is HB1371.  It clarifies the...

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By admin / January 26, 2017

THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION!!!!!

THIS IS A CALL FOR ACTION!!!!!!!! Senator Jason Rapert, Representative Andy Mayberry, and Representative Kim Hammer all co-sponsored a bill...

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By admin / January 18, 2017

Bills that can effect either positive or negative for MMJ reform

Bills that we need to be aware of and to write or email our legislators about. First is HB1186, http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/asse…/…/2017R/Bills/HB1186.pdf...

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By admin / January 6, 2017

New Bills Amending Issue 6

Most recent updates on the new medical marijuana amendment.  Legislators are actually working to make this a better law.  We...

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By admin / December 28, 2016

Welcome to DPEG

As we say goodbye to 2016, we realize that our fight is far from over. 2017 brings new challenges for...

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