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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...

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...

Lawmakers in Louisiana want medical cannabis delivery and availability for debilitating conditions

Lawmakers in Louisiana want medical cannabis delivery and availability for debilitating conditions

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial May 20, 2020

On Wednesday, May 6, a bill to expand medical cannabis access in Louisiana was approved by a House committee. Under the terms of the new bill, doctors will be allowed to supply patient recommendations...

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Medical cannabis too expensive for patients in Louisiana

The high cost of medical cannabis has been attributed to the fact that pharmacies are forced to pay higher  banking costs and taxes than businesses in other sectors
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...

Medical cannabis sales begin in Louisiana following years-long wait

Medical cannabis sales begin in Louisiana following years-long wait

Just two cultivators have been sanctioned by the State of Louisiana to grow cannabis for sale in state-licensed pharmacies
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...

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