Arkansas

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment - Issue 6 - was approved on November 8th, 2016.Approved Consumption Methods - TBCTo be eligible for a medical cannabis card, patients must:
  • Patients must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a Resident of Arkansas with a valid Arkansas I.D. to demonstrate proof of residency. A passport, out of state I.D. or other photo identification is accepted alongside a document showing proof of residency, such as a bank statement or utility bill.
  • Obtain legitimate medical records or documentation from their primary care physician describing their diagnosis. These records must be taken to an initial marijuana evaluation appointment.
  • Register with the Arkansas Department of Health - further details will become available once the Medical Cannabis Program in Arkansas has been finalized.
  • Have been diagnosed by a registered physician as having a ‘debilitating medical condition.’
NB - Though the Arkansas Department Of Health is still preparing the details and implementation of the AMMP, patients are advised to begin developing a relationship with a certified physician at their earliest convenience.Qualifying Conditions‘Debilitating Medical Conditions’ in Arkansas’ medical program are considered one of the following:
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Arthritis
  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Intractable Pain
  • Chronic Muscle Spasms
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizures (Including but not limited to Epilepsy)
  • Severe Nausea
  • Ulcerative Colitis
Or any other medical condition as determined & approved by the Arkansas Department of Health.Phone: 1-800-462-0599Website: www.healthyarkansas.gov