Arkansas approaches 37,000 pounds of medical marijuana sold

State News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas spend $665,000 a day on their prescriptions.

According to Scott Hardin with the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission, that adds up to more than $240 million since the first dispensary opened in mid 2019.

Nearly 37,000 pounds have been sold, almost a third of it in Northwest Arkansas.

There are now 32 dispensaries across the state, with six more on the way.

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