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 there are a LOT of them to keep up with, so we will try to keep you updated on a regular basis. Here are the in-session numbers that you can call. The house number is 501-682-6211, your Senate is 501-682-6107 or 501-682-2902.
For a list of all legislators, go to
REMEMBER TO ALWAYS BE POLITE, RESPECTFUL, NON-COMBATIVE AND BRIEF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bills that have already passed are:
HB1058 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “WRITTEN CERTIFICATION” WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO SPECIFY THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A REGISTRY IDENTIFICATION CARD IS NOT A MEDICAL RECORD.
HB1026 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING THE DATES FOR RULEMAKING AND THE DATE TO BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSARIES AND CULTIVATION FACILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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HB1400 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
SB254 – TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98, ALSO KNOWN AS THE “ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016” TO REPEAL THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE ABILITY OF A DISPENSARY TO GROW MARIJUANA.
SB130 – CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI OR BWI ACT; CONCERNING OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OR BOAT UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA; AND ESTABLISHING A PRESUMPTIVE LEVEL OF INTOXICATION DUE TO MARIJUANA IN A PERSON’S BODILY FLUIDS.
SB238 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO DELAY IMPLEMENTATION UNTIL THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
SB243 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
HB1391 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
HB1392 – TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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HB1057 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO ADD CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PROCEDURES.
HB1049 – TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “EXCLUDED FELONY OFFENSE” WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016.
HB1402 – CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S POTENTIAL FUTURE RECOGNITION OF A LEGAL MARIJUANA-DERIVED SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTION.
HB1436 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING EXPIRATION DATES OF LICENSES AND REGISTRY IDENTIFICATION CARDS AND RENEWALS OF WRITTEN CERTIFICATION.
HB1369 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING THE TAXATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF PROCEEDS; AND TO CREATE VARIOUS FUNDS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016.
HB1370 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AUTHORIZE REGULATION OF ADVERTISING, MARKETING, PACKAGING, AND PROMOTION OF DISPENSARIES AND CULTIVATION FACILITIES.
HB1371 – TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN DISPENSARIES AND CULTIVATION FACILITIES.
HB1051 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO ADD A LICENSURE PROCEDURE FOR TRANSPORTERS, DISTRIBUTERS, AND PROCESSERS TO THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016.
HB1298 – TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSFER OF A LICENSE FOR DISPENSARIES AND CULTIVATION FACILITIES.