ARKANSAS: In 2012, Arkansas voters rejected an initiative that would have legalized the use of medical marijuana. The measure failed by a narrow margin, roughly 51 percent to 49 percent, and fact that they came that close has marijuana advocates doubling down on the 2014 general election.
“I think Arkansas is really ready for it,” said Melissa Fults, Campaign Director for Arkansans for Compassionate Care, the group behind last year’s ballot initiative. “I really think Arkansas is ready for the medical. Most people didn’t think we had a chance last time.” [Read more…]