420 with CNW – Arkansas Medical Cannabis Sales Exceed $75 Million

May 15, 2020 16:20:45

Despite being illegal under federal law, cannabis has been legal in a number of states for a while now. Advocates for legal cannabis can talk about the benefits of legalization for days, but one of the main benefits has always been the potential for tax revenue. Like alcohol, the demand for cannabis is almost constant, and states that have legalized it have the potential of earning millions in sales revenue.

Arkansas’s first dispensary opened in May last year, and nearly $75 million and 12,000 pounds worth of medical marijuana has been sold since, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. What’s noteworthy is that nearly half of the sales have been…


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