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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association hosted a dispensary agent training session at the Airport Holiday Inn Sunday afternoon, training participants without a prior medical background in some of the basics when it comes to professionally consulting critically-ill patients.

Today’s session was the ACIA’s second official endorsed training in the state, their first hosting more than 500 participants.

Attendees of the four hour session were awarded a certificate of completion and placed into a job pool for future dispensary license holders.

As of March 2nd, 2018, the Arkansas Department of Health reports the number of registered cannabis patients in Arkansas to be 4,255.