Lawmaker Cites Satirical Article To Argue Against Legalizing Cannabis

There’s been a lot of discussion about medical marijuana in the Louisiana legislature this year, and not everyone involved is as informed as they should be. Thursday, the reports rolled in: a lawmaker cites satirical article to argue against legalizing cannabis for people with post-traumatic stress disorder, intractable pain, severe […]

Start-Up Slow for Louisiana’s Medical Marijuana Program

The post Start-Up Slow for Louisiana’s Medical Marijuana Program appeared first on High Times. BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No purses or briefcases allowed. Only transparent trash bags can be used. Randomized routes and delivery times demanded for the product, moved in unmarked vehicles. Constant surveillance expected. Piecing together a […]

LSU AgCenter Finalizes Contract to Begin Medical Marijuana Operations

The LSU AgCenter has finalized its agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana LLC to operate the center’s medical marijuana business. GB Sciences Louisiana is a subsidiary of GB Sciences, a Las Vegas cannabis company focused on biopharmaceutical development. The parent company has filed patent applications for using cannabis for chronic pain […]

Police Discover 2 Pounds of Pot in Cereal Boxes

Members of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Highway Enforcement Unit in Louisiana arrested a California man in possession of approximately two pounds of high-grade marijuana, hidden in cereal boxes, following a recent traffic stop on Interstate 12. According to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, deputies initiated a traffic […]

Judge Blasts Ridiculous 18-Year Sentence for Marijuana – High Times

BY MICHAEL KUNZELMANASSOCIATED PRESS BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Is 18 years in prison without the possibility of parole too harsh for a man arrested with 18 grams of marijuana? The Louisiana Supreme Court’s chief justice thinks so, and she blasted her colleagues for upholding the punishment. In a withering […]