Arkansas: Titles, statuses of all medical marijuana bills

Marijuana legislation

A recap of the medical marijuana-related bills filed by the state Legislature during the 91st General Assembly. All bills must be approved on the floor of both the House of Representatives and the Senate before being sent to Gov. Asa Hutchinson to sign into law. Any bill changing the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment must be approved by a two-thirds majority in both chambers. All statuses are as of Monday morning:

HB1026 Pushes deadline for state agencies to publish marijuana regulations to May 8. Status: Signed into law as Act 4.

HB1049 Better defines excluded felonies that would bar people from operating a dispensary or cultivation facility. Status: Approved by the House; headed to Senate floor.

HB1051 Adds licensing process for marijuana transporters, distributors and processors. Status: Approved by the House; headed to the Senate floor.

HB1057 Allows the FBI to perform criminal background checks. Status: Approved by the...

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