Press Release

Asa Arkansas's Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
09.27.2016

Gov. Hutchinson and Lt. Gov. Griffin to Stand with State Chamber, Business Leaders

in Opposition to Medical Marijuana Initiatives

Initiatives will Hurt Job Creation Efforts, Workforce

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson, along with Lt. Governor Tim Griffin, will participate in a news conference tomorrow with the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and several CEO’s of Arkansas companies in opposition to the medical marijuana ballot initiatives. Governor Hutchinson and Lt. Governor Griffin will explain how these initiatives will hurt job creation in Arkansas by hampering the quality of our workforce. In addition, business leaders will also share anecdotes and concerns from a workplace perspective.

Details are as follows:

WHAT:
Press Conference with the State Chamber and Business Leaders

WHEN:
10:30 a.m. | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

WHERE:
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
1200 W Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201

CONTACT:  Press Shop (press@governor.arkansas.gov or 501.682.3612)