Arkansas dispensary can’t reopen amid license revocation – KTHV

A Garland County Circuit Court judge denied Green Springs Medical’s request to temporarily reopen as it “willfully committed violations.”

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. — Garland County Circuit Court Judge Kara Petro denied Green Spring Medical’s request to temporarily reopen on Thursday, saying the business “willfully committed violations.”

The ruling comes after the Hot Springs dispensary had its medical marijuana license revoked by the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABC) due to selling over 1,800 expired products, missing inventory and having unclean processing areas.

“Green Springs Medical, LLC has shown a complete disregard for the rules and regulations of the Department of Health as well as continuous noncompliance with the ABC Commission,” Petro said. “This court cannot issue a stay when the appellant continues to willfully sell expired products and the wrong products to the public with total disregard of the regulations.”

Green Springs Medical Owner Dragan Vicentic appeared in court Wednesday, hoping to get a temporary operations order while he appeals ABC’s decision to revoke the license. In that hearing, Vicentic’s attorneys said the expired medical marijuana products did not harm patients and he did not endanger them. The only damage is to Vicentic’s

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