Louisiana’s Southern University to Hold Medical Marijuana Meeting

Louisiana's Southern University to Hold Medical Marijuana Meeting

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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.

The meeting will take place at SU’s Agricultural Research and Extension Center in A. O. Williams Hall and will address Louisiana’s medical marijuana program as it concerns SU.

While this free event is open to the public and potential vendors, prospective attendees are required to pre-register online in order to attend.

If potential vendors want answers to specific questions about the medical marijuana program, those questions must be emailed to Dr. Janana Snowden at janana_snowden@suagcenter.com by 12 p.m. on Feb. 21.

When Gov. John Bel Edwards updated Louisiana’s medical marijuana program on May 19, 2016, Louisiana State University and Southern University were given first right of refusal to become state-sanctioned medical marijuana cultivators. Both universities made their opt-in announcements on June 24, 2016.

LSU held a public forum on its involvement in the medical marijuana program on Oct. 28, 2016.

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