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May 21, 2024 0 Comments

Marijuana is on track to be rescheduled from Schedule 1 to Schedule III on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) controlled substances list. But what will that mean for medical marijuana patients in Louisiana? In this article, we’ll define the list and how rescheduling might affect marijuana patients and businesses in Louisiana. The History of Marijuana […]

May 16, 2024 0 Comments

You may have heard the buzz going around recently in the news and on social media that CBD in Louisiana may be made illegal. We’ve received numerous calls and feedback asking questions about this pending legislation in the Louisiana Legislature Regular Session of 2024, currently underway. We want to provide answers here that may put […]

April 30, 2024 0 Comments

The Louisiana Legislature, currently in the regular session for 2024, announced Senate Bill 237, if passed, would prohibit businesses in Louisiana from selling consumable hemp containing any THC. This would eliminate the sale of hemp-derived beverages, gummies, and other consumables. Currently, from 0.5 milligrams up to 8 milligrams are allowed in “adult use” consumable hemp […]

April 23, 2024 0 Comments

Medical marijuana research has made great strides since legalization began to change, not just in the United States but all over the globe. From neurological studies to how patients who were current users of marijuana differed from non-users in their recovery from COVID-19, researchers are amassing studies that reveal what a versatile and medicinal plant […]

April 19, 2024 0 Comments

What is 4/20? 4/20 is a date widely recognized as a counterculture holiday celebrated by cannabis enthusiasts. It is observed on April 20th (4/20 in the month/day format), and it has become associated with various activities related to cannabis consumption, advocacy, and culture. Where Did 4/20 Start? The origins of the term “4/20” are somewhat […]

April 2, 2024 0 Comments

Medical marijuana patient rights are the same as any patient in the United States. There are numerous laws in place to protect patients and allow for quality healthcare to be provided. Among those rights are the right to privacy. What is HIPAA? Most patients are aware of patient privacy laws. Medical practices that are compliant […]

March 26, 2024 0 Comments

With the legalization and increased accessibility of cannabis products, there has been a notable rise in marijuana poisoning among pets, catapulting it onto the ASPCA’s top toxins list for the first time in 2022. The Pet Poison Helpline reports a staggering 448% increase in marijuana cases, with two-thirds involving pets ingesting edibles. This uptick emphasizes […]

March 19, 2024 0 Comments

If you had the ear of the Louisiana Legislature for five minutes, what would you ask? Several pieces of legislation are already being discussed in the 2024 Regular Session, so now is the time to make your voice heard. In this article, we’ll cover what legislation is being reviewed, what the current status is as […]

March 15, 2024 20 Comments

Recently, The Healing Clinics conducted a straw poll that asked the question, “What’s stopping you from joining the medical marijuana program in Louisiana?” The number one response was product cost followed by worries about how it might affect employment status. In this article, we’ll explore both concerns and offer reasons and possible solutions. There are […]

February 28, 2024 0 Comments

As we age, most of us will notice changes in our physical and cognitive health. Things that came easily to us when we were younger, like sleep and exercise, can become more difficult as we develop health conditions that are common with aging. Even people as young as 40 years old may notice changes as […]