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Cannabis Consumers, Industry Leaders Pack Northwest Arkansas Medical Marijuana Expo

The third annual Arkansas Medical Marijuana and CBD Wellness Expo was staged over the weekend at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Friday was an industry event for owners and operators of cannabis dispensaries, cultivation and processing facilities, security and legal firms, medical clinics and political interest groups. Saturday was open to the general public to attend expert panel discussions featuring cannabis-informed doctors, patient advocates, pharmacists, research & education specialists, as well as a culinary chef.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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