Medical marijuana cards in Arkansas mostly white, middle-aged men

1/9/19–The number of Arkansans approved for medical marijuana cards has grown by about 400 since late October to more than 6,700, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. The ADH fiscal year 2018 Medical Marijuana report, released in July 2018, shows a majority of the 5,459 people approved for medical marijuana cards at the time were white, middle-aged men and the most prevalent qualifying medical condition was intractable pain unresponsive to medicines, treatment, or surgery for over six months. Read