Arkansas Marijuana Business Owner Works Against Medical Cannabis Initiative In Mississippi

Arkansas Marijuana Business Owner Works Against Medical Cannabis Initiative In Mississippi

The owner of a major licensed marijuana cultivation company in Arkansas is lobbying against a ballot initiative to legalize medical cannabis in neighboring Mississippi. Advocates suspect foul play, alleging that the individual is seeking to kill the initiative to secure better footing in the market with separate legislation that would better position him when legalization is eventually enacted. Public records show that Stephen LaFrance, who owns the Arkansas-based Natural State Medicinals, hired lobbyists based in Jackson, Mississippi weeks after the secretary of state announced that reform advocates had collected enough valid signatures for their legalization measure to qualify for the…

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