Benton County planners OK marijuana facility

Posted: September 21, 2017 at 1:07 a.m.

FILE - This April 15, 2017 file photo shows marijuana plants for sale at the ShowGrow dispensary a medical marijuana provider in downtown Los Angeles. This year is poised to be a big one for legalized marijuana, with California and other states that recently approved recreational pot coming online. Yet uncertainty over the Trump administration's intents toward pot enforcement has created at least partial paralysis in those states on public consumption, licensing and other issues. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel,File)

Benton County planners on Wednesday approved a proposal for a medical marijuana cultivation facility near Gentry.

Medical marijuana

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016 amended the state Constitution making the use of medical marijuana legal and established a system for cultivation, acquisition and distribution of medical marijuana.

Source: Staff report

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