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Medical pot commission responds to public criticisms


November 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than two years after Arkansans voted to legalize medical marijuana, the commission created to approve licenses for cultivators and growers has had to respond to public criticisms of lack of transparency and sluggish movement.

Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman, who chairs the Medical Marijuana Commission, said Tuesday that she believed the frequent public meetings were examples of the commission's transparency. Commissioners also largely attributed slow marijuana growth to cultivators.

The commission will hear from cultivators at the end of the month.

Since 2016, the co...

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