Rx ‘pot’ measure narrowly trailing

Rural counties pushing it further back

Posted: November 7, 2012 at 1:06 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --11/06/12-- Melissa Fults (facing) hugs Aubrey Buchanan at the watch party for the group supporting the medical marijuana act. Fults is the spokeperson and treasurer with Arkansas for Compassionate Care. The party was at Vino's restaurant in Little Rock Tuesday.

The ballot issue to legalize marijuana for medical use in Arkansas remained close to a 50 percent split as the first results rolled in from across the state Tuesday night.

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