Lawmakers in Arkansas and Kansas this week introduced bills to legalize adult-use and medical marijuana, respectively – another sign of MJ legalization’s support in conservative Republican-leaning states.
In Arkansas, where a costly industry-funded legalization measure was rejected by voters in November, Republican state Sen. Joshua Bryant introduced a bill that would amend the state constitution to legalize both adult-use possession as well as home cultivation.
According to the Arkansas Times, Bryant, a former U.S. Marine, identifies as a “conservative Republican” and was endorsed by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, who campaigned against the November legalization effort.
Arkansas does have medical marijuana but home growing is currently outlawed.
It’s unclear whether Bryant’s bill, if passed, would be signed into law by Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders,
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