Arkansas Medical Board Suspends Abortionist’s License After He Got Teen a Marijuana Card

State   |   Arkansas Family Council   |   Aug 20, 2020   |   11:38AM   |   Little Rock, AR

The Arkansas State Medical Board has suspended the medical license of a Little Rock abortionist pending a hearing this October, according to official documents provided to Family Council.

The documents indicate the State Medical Board issued an emergency order suspending Dr. Thomas Tvedten’s medical license and scheduling a hearing before the board following allegations that Dr. Tvedten “exhibited gross negligence and ignorant malpractice” in evaluating, diagnosing, and certifying a minor for a medical marijuana card.

Dr. Tvedten is an owner of Little Rock Family Planning Services, Arkansas’ only surgical abortion facility. The facility utilizes other abortion doctors besides Dr. Tvedten.

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The State Medical Board’s order also indicates that the board will hold a hearing on October 1 to determine if Dr. Tvedten violated state law and whether or not he should be penalized.

Read the Arkansas State Medical Board’s Emergency Order of Suspension and Notice of Hearing here.