• Jason Ho
  • Issue of
  • Feb 8-14, 2018
  • Vol. 44, No. 23
  • Love and sex
Digital Edition


  • Cannabiz
  • FDA limits CBD advertising

    A company recently sent the Arkansas Times a press release advertising its cannabidiol (CBD) products, claiming they help with "relief of chronic pain," "anti-inflammatory benefits," "anxiety relief," "sleep," and "Cancer, Parkinson's, and Diabetes fighting properties."
  • Cover Stories
  • For lovers

    We put our usual cynicism and grousing on hold as we genuflect in the direction of Aphrodite, with highly questionable sex and relationship advice from our staff, much sounder advice from an honest-to-God sex therapist and entertainment editor Stephanie Smittle's survey of two of the state's finer rubber schlong and porno emporiums.
  • The Observer
  • Memoir

    The Arkansas Times got a visit this week from some folks teaching a class for LifeQuest of Arkansas, an outfit that puts on continuing education courses for older folks.
  • Letters
  • Real reform

    The majority of the prison population in Arkansas consists of returning parole violators, and, moreover, almost half of released prisoners return within three years.


  • The other
  • Autumn Tolbert
  • The other

    "Those are devil worshippers out there," a boy at church told us one night as we watched the fires in the rice fields near the old Bono Church of Christ.
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  • Max Brantley
  • Police problems

    Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner's surprise emergence as a candidate for a higher-paying job in a smaller city (Charleston, S.C.) is a commentary on the fraught relationship of police with the Little Rock community and a city government structure in need of change.
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  • Rights at risk
  • Guest Writer
  • Rights at risk

    Forty-five years ago this year, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed a fundamental truth: A woman's right to personal autonomy must include the ability to make the most deeply personal decision of all — the decision of when and whether to have a child.
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  • Gene Lyons
  • Page and the Russians

    Let's put it this way: If poor, abused Carter Page wasn't a Russian agent back when Donald Trump plucked him from obscurity to advise his 2016 campaign, he'd definitely done all he could to look like one.


  • Pearls About Swine
  • Not liking Mike

    It pains me to scrawl this batch of Pearls, because like virtually everyone else who watched Mike Anderson "come home" in March 2011 amid fanfare and with a sense that a painful epoch of Razorback basketball was set to close for good, I wanted the beloved understudy to get his overdue, storybook reintroduction and then take flight.



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