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