Decision clears state to license medical marijuana growers

Judge can’t halt program, high court finds

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, marijuana plants are displayed at a dispensary in Berkeley, Calif. U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration posted its review Tuesday, April 17, of the experimental medication ahead of a public meeting later this week. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday freed the state to license its first legal medical marijuana growers, reversing a lower court's ruling that stalled the process.

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