When United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo on Jan. 4, 2018, announcing the reversal of federal marijuana enforcement policy, politicians across the country were outraged, and now the Pelican State has joined in and asked President Donald Trump to protect Louisiana medical marijuana.
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As the state’s medical marijuana program edges closer to kickoff, only two Louisiana doctors in the state have applied for permission to dispense the drug.
On Feb. 14, 2017, Louisiana’s Southern University Land-Grant Campus announced that it will hold a medical marijuana meeting in Baton Rouge on Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.
Next week, the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, one of the state’s two state-sanctioned medical cannabis cultivators, will start accepting applications from contractors interested in cultivating cannabis on behalf of the LSU AgCenter for the state’s medical cannabis program.
BATON ROUGE, La., May 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hard-hitting billboards in support of key medical marijuana legislation were launched in two of Louisiana’s largest cities on Tuesday just as state lawmakers are preparing for a final vote on the measure.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wants to allow broader use of medical marijuana in his state. The Democratic governor expressed support for a bill authored by Republican Sen. Fred Mills of Parks, La., that would allow more diseases to be addressed with medical marijuana. But Edwards insisted he did not want legalized recreational pot.