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Senate passes medical pot bills aimed at protecting kids


March 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has passed two bills aimed at restricting medical marijuana's desirability to children by limiting manufacture and processing of edible marijuana and by restricting marijuana advertising.

The two bills passed Tuesday both codify rules already spelled out by the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control division.

One bill says medical marijuana cannot be manufactured in a way that would appeal to children, such as in cartoon character shapes or in "familiar" foods like candy or brownies. It does not regulate home use of edible marijuana products. The b...

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