Arkansas Department of State

The first two medical marijuana vendors in Arkansas sold over 26 pounds of the drug during the first few days of sales, the state Department of Finance and Administration said Tuesday.

Arkansas' medical marijuana program officially debuted on Friday, joining 33 other states that allow certain patients to buy weed. The two Hot Springs dispensaries, Green Springs Medical and Doctor's Orders RX, are charging $15 per gram the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.