Arkansas Marijuana Advocates Push For 2014 Vote

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…]

Arkansas Marijuana Advocates Push For 2014 Vote

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…]

Medical Marijuana Advocates In Arkansas Launch Fundraising Campaign To Put Initiative On 2014 Ballot

ARKANSAS: Medical marijuana advocates Arkansans for Compassionate Care (ACC) and Americans for Safe Access (ASA) have joined forces to put an initiative on the 2014 ballot. The Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act (AMCA) is a comprehensive blueprint for establishing and regulating a medical marijuana program run by the Arkansas Department of Health.

Advocates are launching their fundraising campaign at 2pm this Saturday, November 9th with a Budweiser-sponsored, all-day concert at the Silverado Club, 1205 W. Hillsboro Street in El Dorado. Budweiser has underwritten the venue and a portion of the beer sales will go to ACC. [Read more…]

Medical Marijuana Advocates In Arkansas Launch Fundraising Campaign To Put Initiative On 2014 Ballot

ARKANSAS: Medical marijuana advocates Arkansans for Compassionate Care (ACC) and Americans for Safe Access (ASA) have joined forces to put an initiative on the 2014 ballot. The Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act (AMCA) is a comprehensive blueprint for establishing and regulating a medical marijuana program run by the Arkansas Department of Health.

Advocates are launching their fundraising campaign at 2pm this Saturday, November 9th with a Budweiser-sponsored, all-day concert at the Silverado Club, 1205 W. Hillsboro Street in El Dorado. Budweiser has underwritten the venue and a portion of the beer sales will go to ACC. [Read more…]