The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card Application Process

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card Application Process

Nearly 70,000 Arkansans are certified to purchase medical marijuana. If you have a qualifying condition and would like to gain access to one of the state’s 16 (and counting) dispensaries, the Arkansas medical marijuana card application process is fairly easy and straightforward. Read More

Arkansas Weed Prices – A Guide for Medical Marijuana Patients

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Arkansas weed prices are some of the highest in the nation. Some reports indicate that the average price of cannabis is almost $20 per gram in Arkansas, compared with an average $10 to $15 per gram in other states. In fact, many Arkansas patients are applying for temporary visitor cards in neighboring Oklahoma where they can purchase more affordable cannabis. Even when you account for the cost of the out-of-state registration, Arkansans are still saving money—at least in the short term. But it’s not a sustainable solution. Read More

A Patient’s Guide to Arkansas Marijuana Laws

Cannabis Patient Learning Arkansas Marijuana Laws while Rolling a Joint

Arkansas residents spend over half a million dollars per day on legal cannabis products. But not just anyone is free to light up, and even registered medical marijuana patients are subject to a labyrinth of restrictions and regulations. Before you step foot in your local dispensary, you’ll want to brush up on all applicable Arkansas marijuana laws. Read More

How to Become an Arkansas Medical Marijuana Caregiver

How to Become an Arkansas Medical Marijuana Caregiver

A designated medical marijuana caregiver is an individual chosen by the patient to obtain and administer medication on their behalf. It may be the parent of a minor with a medical marijuana card, or it may be the friend or relative of a disabled patient who’s unable to manage their treatment independently. The process for becoming a medical marijuana caregiver in Arkansas is simple, but not everybody is eligible. Read More

Understanding Arkansas Medical Cannabis & Guns Laws

Arkansas Medical Cannabis & Guns

When you consider registering for an Arkansas medical marijuana card, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the laws pertaining to Arkansas medical cannabis and guns. Arkansas has nearly 80,000 registered guns, making it the second-largest state in the nation for gun owners. It is also home to over 50,000 medical marijuana patients and growing, and that’s where things get complicated. Many of these patients also own guns and may be violating the law without even realizing it. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Spinal Cord Injury in Arkansas?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Spinal Cord Injury in Arkansas

Numerous states—including Connecticut, Illinois, and New Hampshire—recognize spinal cord injury as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Arkansas does not specifically identify spinal cord injury in a broad sense, but the language of the law is still clear. Most spinal injury sufferers absolutely qualify for an Arkansas medical marijuana card.

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New Poll Shows Growing Support for Medical Marijuana Expansion in Arkansas

New Poll Shows Growing Support for Medical Marijuana Expansion in Arkansas

A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College Poll reveals that a record number of likely Arkansas voters are in favor of expanding the state’s medical marijuana program.

When medicinal cannabis was first made legal in 2016, only 53% of voters were in favor, a slight majority. Fast-forward four years later, and a staggering 67.5% are now in favor. Only 20.5% of voters oppose medical marijuana, and 12% are unsure.

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Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Cachexia in Arkansas?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Cachexia in Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Health is now issuing medical marijuana cards to patients with cachexia. If you’re struggling to maintain a healthy weight and you’ve been diagnosed with this potentially life-threatening condition, you may qualify. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries in May 2019. Since that time, the state has been scrambling to fine-tune its program and create an efficient system for all patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the fledgling program, but it has also given way to new, more patient-friendly practices like improved sanitation, greater access to delivery, and telemedicine evaluations. Read More

3 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Market

3 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Market

Arkansas opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries in May 2019. Since that time, the state has been scrambling to fine-tune its program and create an efficient system for all patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the fledgling program, but it has also given way to new, more patient-friendly practices like improved sanitation, greater access to delivery, and telemedicine evaluations. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Fibromyalgia in Arkansas?

Arkansas medical marijuana patient with fibromyalgia

If you live with fibromyalgia, you may qualify for medical marijuana in Arkansas. Cannabis has been shown to address common symptoms and may help to improve your quality of life. Because fibromyalgia appears on the state’s list of qualifying conditions, you should have no trouble getting certified as long as you have a confirmed diagnosis. There are some conditions and restrictions, which we’ll address. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Alzheimer’s Disease in Arkansas?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Alzheimer’s Disease in Arkansas?

Do you live—or do you care for someone who lives—with Alzheimer’s disease? If you reside in Arkansas, you may qualify for a medical marijuana card. Alzheimer’s appears on the state’s official list of qualifying conditions, and prospective patients can apply from the comfort of home. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Cancer in Arkansas?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Cancer in Arkansas?

If you live in Arkansas and are battling cancer, cannabis may provide some relief. The Arkansas Department of Health has listed cancer among its qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. If you’re interested in obtaining your Arkansas medical marijuana card for symptoms associated with cancer treatment, Green Health Docs can help you get certified. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Expirations Suspended Due to COVID-19

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Expirations Suspended Due to COVID-19

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, the Arkansas Department of Health has announced that it will be suspending the expiration of your Arkansas medical marijuana card until further notice. This applies to both patient and caregiver medical marijuana cards. Read More