Arkansas governor announces MMJ commission

Arkansas’ governor unveiled¬†the five members a¬†Medical Marijuana Commission, which will administer and oversee the licensing of dispensaries and cultivators under the state’s new MMJ program.

The group – selected by the governor and state lawmakers – is a mixture of health and legal experts, according to the Arkansas Times.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson used his one allotted appointment to select Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman, a breast cancer surgeon and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Service.

Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam selected attorney Travis Story and Dr. Stephen Carroll, a pharmacist.

Senate President Pro Tem Jonathan Dismang


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