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Louisiana Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

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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22 Feb First Louisiana medical marijuana pharmacy targets September opening

The first medical cannabis sale in Louisiana could take place by the end of summer. That’s the proposed timeline for the opening of an MMJ pharmacy in the southern state, slightly two years after Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law a new but ve...

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16 Feb Louisiana State University’s cannabis cultivation contractor sells 15% stake

GB Sciences, a Las Vegas company contracted to develop the Louisiana State University AgCenter’s medical marijuana products and manufacturing program, has sold a 15% stake in the venture. Wellcana Group, which was formed last month in Lafayette, ...

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22 Nov New U.S. medical marijuana markets – one year later

(This is the second installment of a two-part series updating the status of marijuana markets one year after they were approved. To read Part I on recreational markets, click here.) If it was a big year for recreational marijuana in 2016, then it was a...

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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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25 Sep Southern U. picks contractor to grow medical cannabis in Louisiana

Southern University has selected a vendor to run its medical marijuana program, moving Louisiana’s MMJ industry a step closer to reality.

Southern’s Board of Supervisors chose Lafayette-based Advanced Biomedics to grow the marijuana for the Baton Rouge-based university, which will receive more than $6 million over...

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18 Sep LSU completes deal with medical marijuana producer

Louisiana State University has completed its contract with a company that will grow medical marijuana and says production could begin by mid-2018.

The LSU AgCenter said in announcing the arrangement Monday that its new partner, Las Vegas-based GB Sciences, will start renovating its...

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18 Sep LSU completes deal with medical marijuana producer

Louisiana State University has completed its contract with a company that will grow medical marijuana and says production could begin by mid-2018.

The LSU AgCenter said in announcing the arrangement Monday that its new partner, Las Vegas-based GB Sciences, will start renovating its...

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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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