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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Law

Status

 

Operational

Law Signed:

2016

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Chronic or debilitating disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Intractable pain
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • PTSD
  • Seizures
  • Severe arthritis
  • Severe nausea
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Any medical condition or its treatment approved by the Department of Health

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Patients who possess a physician's recommendation may legally possess and obtain medical cannabis provided by state licensed dispensaries. Patients under the age of 21 are not permitted to consume herbal forms of cannabis. Inhaling herbal cannabis is not permitted by adults in the presence of a pregnant woman or a child age 14 or under. Dispensaries may not provide cannabis-infused food or drink products with more than 10mg of THC. They may not provide cannabis-infused edible products that are “modeled after non-cannabis products primarily consumed by and marketed to children."

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Under the law, regulators will license up to 32 dispensary providers and up to five marijuana cultivators.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Yes

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

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