NEW MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE LAUNCHED - March 26, 2004 - Arkansas voters will probably have the opportunity to vote on a statewide medical marijuana ballot initiative on November 2.

State Can Make Inmate Sane Enough to Execute - February 11, 2003 - The federal appeals court in St. Louis ruled yesterday that officials in Arkansas can force a prisoner on death row to take antipsychotic medication to make him sane enough to execute. Without the drugs, the prisoner, Charles Laverne Singleton, could not be put to death under a United States Supreme Court decision that prohibits the execution of the insane.