2 dispensaries pull election promotion – Hot Springs Sentinel

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Two of Arkansas’ medical marijuana dispensaries are under investigation after appearing to offer $10 in store credit to people who vote for Issue 4 in Tuesday’s general election.

The investigation involves Suite 443 in Hot Springs and High Bank Cannabis Co. in Pine Bluff.

Issue 4 would legalize the use of recreational marijuana in Arkansas for adults.

Arkansas’ Alcoholic Beverage Control Division was alerted about the “ads” on Wednesday, said Scott Hardin, a spokesman for the state Department of Finance and Administration. He said the ads were posted on the wall in the dispensaries.

Hardin said ABC enforcement agents visited Suite 443 on Wednesday “to learn more.”

“The owners have been fully cooperative,” he said. “The ads have been pulled.”

Hardin said he couldn’t disclose details because an active ABC investigation is underway.

The promotions that caused concern were at the bottom of a list of 14 “claims” and “facts” regarding Issue 4.

“Vote for Issue 4, click the QR code below, tag us on Facebook telling us you voted

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