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Only 2 Louisiana Doctors Apply to Dispense Medical Marijuana

Only 2 Louisiana Doctors Apply to Dispense Medical Marijuana

Only 2 Louisiana Doctors Apply to Dispense Medical Marijuana

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.

Vendor Team With Former NFL Player to Grow Southern University Medical Marijuana

Vendor Team With Former NFL Player to Grow Southern University Medical Marijuana

The Pelican State is one step closer to having an operational medical marijuana program. On Sept. 22, 2017, Southern University’s Board of Supervisors selected Advanced Biomedics to be the school’s medical marijuana vendor.

Southern University

Southern University Selects Medical Marijuana Cultivator

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Southern University has selected Lafayette based Advanced Biomedics, LLC as the University’s medical marijuana cultivation and production facility operator. The decision was voted on by the University’s Board of Supervisors during its Sept. 22 board meeting.

LSU AgCenter

LSU AgCenter Finalizes Medical Marijuana Contract Aimed at Helping Patients With Debilitating Conditions

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The LSU AgCenter has finalized its agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GB Sciences, Inc., to produce medical cannabis products for qualifying patients in Louisiana.

LSU Health Shreveport Could Lead Louisiana Medical Marijuana Research

LSU Health Shreveport Could Lead Louisiana Medical Marijuana Research

Louisiana State University has selected its medical marijuana vendor and now LSU Health Shreveport is ready to prepare for Louisiana medical marijuana research.

Ark-La-Tex

Imperious Expo and Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association Announce December 6th-7th Dates for ARK-LA-TEX Cannabis Business Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The medical cannabis industry will descend upon Little Rock, Arkansas this December 6-7th at the Statehouse Convention Center for the Ark-La-Tex Cannabis Business Expo, hosted by Imperious Expo + Directory and the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Announces Investment in New West Genetics, Better Than Expected Progress on the Genetic Engineering of the Hemp Plant

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC PINK: DEWM) today discussed its investment in New West Genetics (“New West”) and the phenomenal progress that has been achieved in only the past year.

First Look at Southern University Medical Cannabis Applicants

First Look at Southern University Medical Cannabis Applicants

The Southern University medical cannabis program is one step closer to becoming an operational reality. On July 19, 2017, Southern University announced that it had received seven medical cannabis cultivator applications.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Files Provisional Patent to Treat Lung Cancer with Cannabinoids

BATON ROUGE,La., July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTC PINK: DEWM) announced today that it has filed a provisional patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the treatment of lung cancer with cannabinoids.

LSU AgCenter

LSU AgCenter Selects Vendor for Medical Marijuana Program

BATON ROUGE, La., June 15, 2017 / Weed Wire/ — The LSU AgCenter has notified the Board of Supervisors of their intent to contract with GB Sciences, Inc., to produce a medical marijuana product for qualifying patients. GB Sciences will work under the LSU AgCenter license in compliance with state law and rules established by regulatory agencies.

SoHum Living

American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces a New Client and License Applicant in Louisiana

DENVER, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a business-to-business consulting firm and distributor of ancillary products and services to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its first retainer client (the “Client”) in the state of Louisiana.

Public Company Applies to Grow Medical Cannabis for Louisiana State University

Public Company Applies to Grow Medical Cannabis for Louisiana State University

On April 3, 2017, GB Sciences (OTCQB:GBLX) announced that it had submitted an offer to cultivate, extract, process and produce medical cannabis for Louisiana State University, one of two state-sanctioned medical cannabis cultivators.

Southern University in Search of Cultivator for Louisiana's Medical Marijuana Program

Southern University in Search of Cultivator for Louisiana’s MMJ Program

On Feb. 23, 2017, Louisiana’s Southern University Land-Grant Campus held a town hall meeting on medical marijuana, providing attendees information on the university’s plans to move forward with the state’s medical marijuana program.

SU Ag Center & College of Ag. Set to Host Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meeting

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Southern University Land-Grant Campus – consisting on the SU Ag Center and College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences – will host a Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meeting on February 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Southern University Ag Center.

Love Purple, Grow Gold: LSU Searching for Medical Cannabis Cultivator

Love Purple, Grow Gold: LSU Searching for Medical Cannabis Cultivator

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.

Hundreds of Interested Investors Attend LSU's Medical Marijuana Forum

Hundreds of Interested Investors Attend LSU’s Medical Marijuana Forum

On Oct. 28, 2016, hundreds of interested investors and contractors attended a public medical marijuana forum hosted by the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, one of two state-sanctioned medical marijuana cultivators.

New Orleans

New Study Finds Racial Disparity in New Orleans’ Pot-Related Arrests

A new study finds African-Americans are arrested far more than other groups for marijuana-related crimes in New Orleans. The Vera Institute of Justice looked at police statistics from 2010 to 2015. The study found 85 percent of those charged with marijuana-related crimes other than distribution were African-American.

Higher Ed in Louisiana: LSU and Southern University Authorize Medical Marijuana Cultivation

Higher Ed: LSU and Southern University Authorize Medical Marijuana Cultivation

On June 24, 2016, the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors and the Southern University Board of Supervisors both announced the approval of resolutions to let their agricultural centers begin the process of becoming state-sanctioned medical marijuana cultivators.

Louisiana

Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law

On May 19, 2016, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed Senate Bill 271, expanding the number of qualifying conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program and regulatory improvements to expedite access, as well as adding language to protect physicians, according to WAFB News.

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Billboards Launched in Louisiana as Lawmakers Prepare for Final Vote on Medical Marijuana

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

Louisiana Governor Wants to Allow Broader Use of Medical Marijuana

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.

Hemp-lime building plans

Hemp-Lime as a Promising Building Material

History is full of examples of rational ends reached by irrational means, of expectations dashed only to be in a bigger picture fulfilled. James Savage, an entrepreneur and activist trying to carve out a niche for hemp-based construction, has noticed one recent example.

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Louisiana Looking at Marijuana Reform

In 1991, Louisiana somewhat legalized medical marijuana for patients suffering from glaucoma or spastic quadriplegia, or symptoms related to chemotherapy. However, the law was vague and lists no protections for patients or physicians or mechanisms for legal acquisition.


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