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Louisiana marijuana

27 Mar Louisiana medical cannabis advocates worry about viability of state’s program

As the launch of Louisiana’s medical marijuana program approaches – sales may begin as soon as September – some stakeholders are beginning to raise concerns about whether private companies that have dispensing licenses are going to be...

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23 Mar Louisiana activists seek to expand medical cannabis conditions list

Medical marijuana may be legal in Louisiana, but not for everyone who wants or needs it. That’s a situation some activists are already pushing to fix. They want to add post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain to the current list of medical...

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11 Oct Louisiana doctors not showing much interest in MMJ program

As Louisiana’s medical marijuana program nears its launch, only two doctors have applied for permission to recommend the drug, raising questions about whether the state’s MMJ system will need tweaking in order to establish a viable industry...

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11 Sep Louisiana cannabis contractor’s finances called into question

A Nevada company that won a contract with Louisiana State University (LSU) to run the school’s medical marijuana grow operation is being targeted by a rival that is questioning the firm’s financial stability.

CB Medical finished second in the bidding process for the...

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19 Jul Seven firms apply to run Louisiana university’s medical cannabis grow

Southern University in Louisiana has received seven applications from private companies bidding to run the school’s medical marijuana cultivation operation, including three that failed to win a similar contract with Louisiana State University.

According to The Advocate of Baton Rouge, the university received...

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06 Apr Seven firms apply to run LSU’s medical marijuana operation

Seven Louisiana companies have applied to run a new medical marijuana operation overseen by the Louisiana State University’s AgCenter, moving the state another step closer to a functional MMJ system.

According to The Advocate of Baton Rouge, the applicants include Columbia Care Louisiana LLC of...

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02 Mar New Market: Louisiana’s MMJ program offers limited opportunities but gains momentum

By Bart Schaneman

Although it has one of the oldest medical marijuana laws on the books in the United States, Louisiana took steps just last year to lay the groundwork for a regulated MMJ program and a viable cannabis industry.

New Market: Louisiana’s MMJ program...

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27 Feb Louisiana could be producing medical cannabis by end of year

One of the two establishments legally allowed to grow medical cannabis in Louisiana says it could have a grow operation up and running before the end of the year.

The state’s restrictive MMJ program permits only Southern University and Louisiana State University (LSU)...

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12 Jun Week in Review: Louisiana MMJ Program Appears Dead on Arrival, But Glimmer of Hope Remains

By John Schroyer News earlier this week that Louisiana will become the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana sounded too good to be true. In the end, that’s exactly what it might be. Louisiana lawmakers approved a legalization bill on Monday and...

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