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Louisiana Patients Finally Get Their Medical Marijuana

The state's dispensaries open for business, as Louisiana becomes the first Deep South state to offer legal medical cannabis.

Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries

Patients in Louisiana have been waiting years for medical marijuana, after lawmakers created the regulatory framework for dispensing therapeutic cannabis in 2015.

Medical Cannabis Could Reach Louisiana Pharmacies Next Week

Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain said that if the product collected Monday is free of contaminants, medical cannabis could reach patients early next week.

Louisiana House Unanimously Approves Bill to Allow CBD Sales

The bill outlines a process for selling certain CBD products, although language added to the bill would prohibit sales of alcohol or food containing CBD unless the FDA approves it.

Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15

The ultimatum is an indication of the mounting frustration that medical cannabis still hasn't reached patients nearly four years after lawmakers OK'd the system.

Louisiana Takes a Step Toward Finally Delivering Medical Marijuana

Patients have been waiting nearly four years. But one company finally has the go-ahead to grow cannabis.

Frustration, Few Timelines on Louisiana’s Medical Cannabis

As the state nears the four-year mark since creating the framework to sell medical cannabis, the latest estimate for availability seems to be summer—maybe. Or fall. Or later.

Louisiana Looks to Add PTSD, Pain to Medical Marijuana Conditions

If Gov. John Bel Edwards signs a bill now making its way through the legislature, Louisiana could become an actual MMJ state.

Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion

Supporters say therapeutic marijuana could help veterans suffering from PTSD and others with severe medical conditions, rather than steering them to addictive opioids.

Bernard Noble, Serving 13 Years for Two Joints, Granted Parole

Arrested for bicycling while black, Noble became one of America's most infamous cannabis prisoners. He'll be free by this weekend.

Only 2 Louisiana Doctors Seek Marijuana Permits

Only two doctors have applied for permission, raising questions about whether patients will gain access to treatment they lobbied so hard to get.

State of the Leaf: Election Wins Push Texas Toward Reform

Lawmakers in the Lone Star State have introduced six cannabis reform bills, California patients get a tax holiday, and Denver readies for onsite consumption.

The Definitive Cannabis Travel Guide to New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that embraces celebration – and there’s a lot there for cannabis users to celebrate. Follow our travel guide to learn what they are.

State of the Leaf: Congress Could Open Doors to MMJ Research

Cannabis research in the U.S. could be getting easier, Arkansas and Massachusetts make strides toward legalization, and a New Mexico official is in hot water over delays to medical patients.

The Shake: Ohio’s MMJ Campaign Shuts Down

Racial disparities persist in California, the fallout in Toronto continues after last week's raids, and can cannabis actually damage your DNA?

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