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Arkansas law firm fires back with defamation suit in legal fight over marijuana business ownership

BY: - October 16, 2023

A prominent law firm in Arkansas’ medical marijuana industry hit back last week at a former partner and other dispensary owners who accused the firm of fraud and malpractice as the state’s cannabis industry blossomed. The Little Rock firm of Steel, Wright, Gray was sued last month in Pope and St. Francis counties over fraud […]

Various types of cannabis displayed at at a Las Vegas dispensary in 2017, just before recreational marijuana sales began there. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lawsuit accuses Arkansas law firm of misconduct in early days of medical marijuana

BY: - September 21, 2023

When Arkansas’ medical marijuana industry began five years ago, it was somewhat of an open secret that some of the Arkansans said to own the first dispensaries and growing facilities were fronts for out-of-state cannabis firms. Explosive new allegations in a pair of lawsuits, if proven true, lay bare how these arrangements worked to benefit […]

Arkansas medical marijuana sellers sue advising attorneys for alleged fraud

BY: - November 9, 2022

The owners of an Arkansas medical cannabis dispensary have filed a fraud lawsuit against the attorneys they claim sought them out as clients to apply for licenses to sell the drug, according to a complaint filed Nov. 4 in St. Francis County Circuit Court. Marshall Wright of St. Francis County and Josh Landers of Saline […]