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New medical cannabis expansion laws roll-out in Louisiana

New medical cannabis expansion laws roll-out in Louisiana

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2020

On Saturday, July 25, a new medical cannabis expansion law in Louisiana was enacted. This law will bolster the state's already-flourishing medical cannabis program, which launched in 2016. The news of Louisiana's medical cannabis law passing has emerged two months since the legislature gave the bill...

Bills to expand medical cannabis access in Louisiana are awaiting Governor’s approval

Bills to expand medical cannabis access in Louisiana are awaiting Governor's approval

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 15, 2020

Recently, a number of medical cannabis bills have been sent to the desk of Louisiana's Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. If approved, the bills would expand patients' access to medical cannabis across the State of Louisiana, which is one of 33 in the U.S. to have enacted a law allowing people to obtain...

Medical cannabis too expensive for patients in Louisiana

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 9, 2019

Louisiana made history in August, when it emerged as the first ever state in the Deep South to start dispensing medical cannabis. Sales commenced four years after a law was passed by state officials legalizing the plant for patient use.  Recent reports claim that the market is too pricey for patients....

Medical cannabis sales begin in Louisiana following years-long wait

Medical cannabis sales begin in Louisiana following years-long wait

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 30, 2019

It has been a little under a month since dispensaries started legally selling medical cannabis in Louisiana and, according to reports, retail sales in the state are running smoothly.  Medical cannabis sales finally launched on August 6. The tedious rollout left patients waiting impatiently to get...

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