The Arkansas Department of Health oversees the agencies placed in charge of Medical Cannabis Program. Patient applications may take 10-14 days to process. Incomplete applications will be returned.
The Arkansas Department of Health issues medical marijuana registry cards for qualified patients and caregivers. The Arkansas Alcohol and Beverage Control agency is responsible for the licensure of medical marijuana dispensaries. To learn more about dispensary locations, click here.
The Arkansas Department of Health is available to answer questions about your Arkansas Medical Marijuana ID card or about applications for a medical marijuana testing lab.
The Arkansas Department of Health is NOT able to provide information regarding:
- Physicians who provide certifications
- Your legal matters
- Your personal decisions regarding your work and or traveling with medical marijuana
- Information about other states and their medical marijuana programs
- Information about your personal health and health care decision making
All cultivation facilities and any dispensary cultivating medical marijuana shall establish and maintain a written Operations Plan for the production of marijuana in the facility. The plan shall include: standard operating procedures for the cultivation of marijuana in each production area of the facility; and Information regarding chemicals and pesticides applied during the production process, including but not limited to, when and the manner in which they are applied.