Arkansans have spent nearly $100 million on medical marijuana since 2019 – 5newsonline.com   Recently updated !


Medical Marijuana sales in Arkansas are approaching $100 million just one year after launching.

ARKANSAS, USA — Medical marijuana users in Arkansas have spent $99.16 million to purchase 15,838 pounds of medicine since the first dispensary opened in the state in May 2019. 

Arkansans average more than $500,000 on medical marijuana purchases daily, Scott Hardin, the spokesperson for the Department of Finance and Administration, says. 

Delta Cannabis in West Memphis will be the next medical marijuana dispensary to open in the Natural State – the owners have not set the exact opening date for the dispensary. There are currently 22 medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Arkansas. 

4,937.47 pounds of medical marijuana has been sold at dispensaries in Northwest Arkansas since August of 2019. Northwest Arkansas has the most medical marijuana sales out of any region in the state. 

Fort Cannabis in Fort Smith and 420 Dispensary in Russellville combined have sold 903.38 pounds of medical marijuana since opening in December 2019. 

Total sales by dispensaries in Arkansas:

Suite 443 (Hot Springs) first opened on Friday, May 10, the company sold 834.97 pounds of medical marijuana. Green Springs Medical (Hot Springs) first opened on Sunday, May 12, the company sold 2,774.87 pounds of medical marijuana.   Arkansas Natural Products (Clinton) first opened on Thursday, June 20, the company sold 388.39 pounds of medical marijuana. Greenlight Dispensary (Helena) first opened on Thursday, June 27, the company sold 406.26 pounds of medical marijuana. Native Green Wellness (Hensley) first opened on Tuesday, July 2, the company sold 1,085.38 pounds of medical marijuana. Fiddler’s Green (Mountain View) first opened on Thursday, July 11, the company sold 1,033.20 pounds of medical marijuana. Releaf Center (Bentonville) first opened on Wednesday, August 7, the company

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