Arkansas health department to oversee new MMJ industry

The day after Arkansas voters approved legalized medical marijuana, the state’s Department of Health unveiled plans for how it will set up the necessary infrastructure┬áto launch the new MMJ industry and regulate it once businesses are up and running.

The Department of Health said it will take several months to establish a regulatory system that ultimately will oversee labeling and testing, develop a conditions list, and monitor a library for dispensaries to verify how much cannabis is doled out to cardholders, television station KFSM reported.

The agency’s duties under the Medical Marijuana Act also will extend to rule-making,

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