Arkansas governor signs two medical marijuana bills into law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed two medical marijuana bills this week┬áthat will make it easier for doctors to recommend MMJ and pushed back the deadline for rulemaking governing the new program. The first measure, House Bill 1026, extends the deadline for rules to be finalized to 180 days from 120 days after last November’s election, when Arkansas voters approved a constitutional amendment establishing the new MMJ program, Little Rock TV station KATV reported. That means the launch of the Arkansas MMJ program will be delayed by at least two months. The physician-related legislation, meanwhile, loosens the requirement governing ... Arkansas governor signs two medical marijuana bills into law is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs