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  • Sep 25

    Medical Marijuana in Arkansas: Differences in Issues 6 & 7

    UPDATE 11/3/2016: The Arkansas Supreme Court today declined to rehear its decision that knocked Issue 7 off the ballot, giving no further explanation for its ruling against petition signatures for the citizen-sponsored initiative. UPDATE 10/31/2016: Arkansans for Compassionate Care today asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to reverse its ruling striking Issue 7 from the November... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 25

    Issue 6 of 2016: Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment

    Issues 6 and 7 on the November 8, 2016 ballot both deal with medical marijuana, but take different approaches. Issue 6, the initiated constitutional amendment, would alter the Arkansas Constitution to make it legal to cultivate, acquire, and distribute medical marijuana in Arkansas. Issue 6 would regulate medical marijuana in a similar way as Arkansas... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 25

    Issue 7 of 2016: Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act

    UPDATE 11/3/2016: The Arkansas Supreme Court today declined to rehear its decision that knocked Issue 7 off the ballot, giving no further explanation for its ruling against petition signatures for the citizen-sponsored initiative. UPDATE 10/31/2016: Arkansans for Compassionate Care today asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to reverse its ruling that struck Issue 7 from the... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 8

    LR Attorney Sues to Bar Medical Marijuana from 2016 Ballot; Supreme Court Upholds

    UPDATE 11/3/2016: The Arkansas Supreme Court today declined to rehear its decision that knocked Issue 7 off the ballot, giving no further explanation for its ruling against petition signatures for the citizen-sponsored initiative. Melissa Fults of sponsor organization Arkansans for Compassionate Care said they would be working on petition process reforms explaining, “They [the Court]... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 6

    State Group Sues to Bar Both Medical Marijuana Issues from 2016 Ballot

    Both of the medical marijuana referendum issues on the 2016 ballot were challenged in court by the same consortium of anti-marijuana lobbying and business interests in Arkansas. UPDATE 10/13/16: The Arkansas Supreme Court dismissed the group’s remaining suit against Issue 6, so Issue 6 will remain on the November 8 ballot. UPDATE 9/27/16: The group’s... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 5

    2016 Ballot Issues, Proposed Amendments to Arkansas Constitution

    UPDATE 11/08/2016: Arkansans passed all four Constitutional amendments on the November 8, ballot. Issue 1: 70.24% Yes 29.76% No Issue 2: 72.45% Yes 27.55% No Issue 3: 65.29% Yes 34.71% No Issue 6: 53.15% Yes 46.85% No On your November 8, 2016 ballot are six proposed Constitutional amendments and one measure that, if passed, would... by OurVoicesAR