|Posted on 10/29/2018 1:12:00 PM.|
Medical Marijuana in Louisiana has been pushed back from the distributors hoped for launch date of late this year, to early next year as the grower, GB Sciences, its partner, LSU, and the Ag Department iron out the last regulatory details. New Iberia Senator Fred Mills says the next step is in mid-November, where…
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|Posted on 10/22/2018 3:00:00 AM.|
The hope was that medical marijuana would be available to patients in Louisiana this year, but the inability to find an independent lab to test the product is holding up the process. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says the grower, G-B Sciences, has harvested the first crop.
“Basically, we allowed them to get started so they could get their equipment in place,” said Strain.
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|Posted on 9/17/2018 5:15:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners is lifting the cap on how many medical marijuana patients a doctor can treat. Previously doctors were limited to 100 patients a year. Medical Marijuana expert and prescriber Dr. Victor Chou, one of only three or four dozen in the state, says this will dramatically increase access to the treatment for those who are eligible.
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|Posted on 8/15/2018 5:20:00 AM.|
The Ag Commissioner is meeting today with the marijuana grower tasked with providing medicinal cannabis in the wake of news that this year’s crop is being delayed until November. The pot’s producer, GB Sciences, is blaming the delay on resistance from the Department of Agriculture, but Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says that’s just not true.
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