Officials expect 20K-30K Arkansas medical pot registrants
June 4, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say they anticipate that between 20,000 and 40,000 people will ask for permission to obtain medical marijuana.
The state Health Department's chief lawyer, Robert Brech, told a joint meeting of the Senate and House Public Health Committee on Monday that running Arkansas' medical marijuana program will cost about $1.5 million over the next year.
Medical marijuana registration cards will cost about $50. Under the proposed rules, an Arkansas driver's license or state ID will be required to obtain one.
Voters last year approved marijuana use by peopl...