Benton doctor starts growing medical marijuana practice

8/29/17–While many at clinics in central Arkansas are still weighing the pros and cons of medical marijuana, Dr. Roger Tilley of Benton has jumped in and says he’s never turning back. Dr. Tilley has run Saline Medical Group since 1980. In the month that he’s been writing the certifications, Dr. Tilley has seen more than ten patients, young and old, with qualifying conditions ranging from arthritis to intractable or incurable pain to PTSD. Patients bring Dr. Tilley medical records from their primary care physicians and $250 in cash. If everything checks out, he gives them his signature. Read