Arkansas’ medical cannabis industry continued to reach new heights in both sales and patients last year, and pending litigation has cannabis primed for even more explosive growth in 2024.

For now, a host of restrictions state lawmakers placed on the medical cannabis market after voters approved the controversial drug for medical use in 2016 have been struck down as unconstitutional, though the Arkansas Supreme Court will have the final say on a promised appeal.

A rollback of those regulations would open a new world to patients and cannabis businesses, including pre-rolled joints, high-THC edibles, and the convenience of telemedicine for new cannabis patients.

A judge is also considering striking down restrictions on cannabis business advertising, opening a new avenue for dispensaries to communicate with current and prospective patients.

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