Information will be updated here as it becomes available. Check back for updates! Please note; while we aim to keep this pages fully up to date with the latest information, cannabis laws are always changing. We encourage you to verify these rules and regulations in the official legal text, which we’ve linked throughout the page for your convenience.
In order to apply for a marijuana business license in Arkansas, prospective applicants are required to prove possession of $200,000 in security bond, with a minimum of $100,000 in liquid assets in order to be considered, in addition to the following:
applicants must meet the following requirements:
You can see the full list of applicant requirements, including required documentation and information, here.
Should you be awarded a business license, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with these official rules and regulations.
In Arkansas, a marijuana cultivation license permits the license holder to cultivate, prepare, manufacture, process, package, sell and deliver usable marijuana to a dispensary. Applications will not be considered without all required information, documentation, and applications fees.
The Medical Marijuana Commission will establish an open application period for available licenses.
Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor cultivation efforts and inventory. Our cultivation seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive data tracking with an emphasis on compliance. Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.
Detailed information on Arkansas Cultivation Licenses can be found here.
A cultivation application can be found here.
Laboratories test cannabis for concentration and contaminants. Prior to entering the consumer market, all regulated cannabis is required to undergo quality assurance testing.
Laboratories can test cannabis for concentration and contaminants. Prior to entering the consumer market, all regulated cannabis is required to undergo Quality Assurance testing.
Licensing information for Arkansas Medical Marijuana Laboratories has not yet been defined by the state. Information will be updated here as it becomes available.
Retail Marijuana stores sell legal cannabis, and cannabis products, to responsible adults 21 and over in compliance with local regulations.
If awarded, the applicant must pay a dispensary license fee of $25,000 in certified funds.
Dispensaries may grow or possess:
A dispensary also may contract with a cultivation facility to cultivate one or more mature marijuana plants the dispensary is permitted to grow.
Most states require dispensaries to track and trace all of their cannabis-related products for regulatory and compliance reporting requirements. Our Dispensary Point of Saleand inventory management system provides comprehensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking with a focus on compliant data points. If your state requires seed-to-sale systems to stay compliant, BioTrackTHC has you covered. Our system is customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each and every state.
You can view a full list of required documentation and information for Arkansas Dispensary Licenses here.
A dispensary application can be found here.
Caregivers grow and process cannabis on behalf of patients. They cannot charge for cannabis, only recoup the costs of goods.
Current Estimated Patient Counts: TBD
Currently, Arkansas is not distributing Medical Marijuana Cards because they are yet to award business licenses and implement locations for dispensing the medicine. Once the state launches the necessary licensing, patients will be able to receive a written recommendation from a physician to apply for a Registration Identification Card, which is issued by the Department of Health.
In addition to, “A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one ore more of the following:
More than six (6) months of the following conditions:
Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Program is operated by the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. The commission is made up of 5 members, which were selected as the inaugural members in December 2016.
Other entities involved include:
Download a full overview of the rules and regulations for operating a licensed dispensary or cultivation facility in Arkansas here.
For the latest cannabis-related legislative updates on Arkansas, check out our Cannabis Bill Tracker!
Preview of the Arkansas Support Doc:
The BioTrackTHC support doc provides valuable content to your business license application and addresses the following requirements related to cannabis seed to sale tracking and inventory management. For more info or to acquire your support doc, please contact our sales team.
For more information and to acquire an Arkansas medical cannabis business license, please contact our Sales team.
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