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Sixth Medical Marijuana Dispensary Approved To Open In Arkansas

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (AP) — A sixth medical marijuana dispensary in Arkansas has been approved to open for business and will likely begin sales by the weekend. D...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (AP) — A sixth medical marijuana dispensary in Arkansas has been approved to open for business and will likely begin sales by the weekend.

Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said Fiddler's Green in Mountain View was approved by Alcoholic Beverage Control inspectors on Tuesday.

CEO Lisa Murphy says Fiddler's Green employees are packaging product and the store hopes to sell its available product of marijuana flower, gummies and wax by the weekend. She also says vaporizer pens and tinctures should arrive to the store in the coming weeks.

The dispensary is the sixth of 32 businesses that have been licensed to sell medical marijuana.

Hardin says through last Friday, more than 340 pounds of marijuana have been sold since the first dispensary opened in May , totaling approximately $2.2 million.

Arkansas Medicinal Source Patient Center in Bentonville is the first dispensary in Northwest Arkansas to reach out to the state alcohol control board for an inspection.