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Arkansas Redirects Medical Marijuana Tax Funds

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A 4% privilege tax on medical marijuana that originally went to fund cancer research in Arkansas, will now go toward medical residency programs and food insecurity. The Arkansas Legislature also approved $100 million in reserve funds to help UAMS pursue a designation from the National Cancer Institute.

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Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large<i>.</i>
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