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June 22, 2022 0 Comments

The Healing Clinics has been a champion for medical marijuana in Louisiana since before it was even made legal. Kathryn Thomas, the owner, spent endless hours networking and meeting those who could further the cause. It became her full-time job while waiting for members of the Louisiana Legislature to pass what are now the laws […]

June 16, 2022 0 Comments

Even though research has shown that the smoke from medical marijuana is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke, there are still some things to be aware of so that you can enjoy medical marijuana without risking lung capacity. And the study says… A large-scale national study conducted in 2012 by UCSF and […]

June 9, 2022 0 Comments

Traveling anywhere in the state where you got your medical marijuana is legal. But traveling outside your state can get tricky. If you decide to cross state lines, there are some things you should be aware of before you pack your bag (and your legal recommendation). Traveling with marijuana outside your state As of June […]

May 6, 2022 0 Comments

Since 1968, a single facility at the University of Mississippi has had a monopoly over federal legal cannabis production. But, in March of 2022, the federal government approved five new American companies to grow and study cannabis for medical research and to bring new options to the marketplace. Since marijuana has held the status of […]

April 29, 2022 0 Comments

Baby Boomers, or those born between 1946 and 1964, make up 69.9 million people in the United States, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, making them the second-largest population in the country. As Baby Boomers age and medical marijuana becomes more accessible due to state laws, cannabis use for older adults […]

April 19, 2022 0 Comments

Though no legislation on marijuana research has reached President Joe Biden’s desk yet, there are bills making headway. Here’s an overview of the two that have the best chance of getting his signature. H.R. 5657 This bill cleared the House on Monday, April 4th. H.R. 5657 or the Medical Marijuana Research Act, is more expansive […]

April 7, 2022 0 Comments

Many Americans use marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. Studies are ongoing to provide the science behind the healing potential of this plant. Recently, a study published in the Canadian Liver Journal shares promising findings about the treatment of liver disease with cannabis titled “Cannabis and the Liver: Things you wanted to know but were […]

March 18, 2022 0 Comments

The Louisiana 2022 Regular Legislative Session is active and will last through June 6th, 2022 but updates are already being published about the latest in marijuana legislation. One of the proposed legislation would increase the number of cultivation and pharmacy licenses in the state and allow nurse practitioners to recommend medical cannabis to patients, among […]

March 5, 2022 0 Comments

March is National Women’s History Month. So, as an homage to all those women who blazed a trail in Louisiana’s medical marijuana industry, I would like to pay tribute to one of them who is near and dear to my heart, my great grandmother, Elizabeth “Eliza” Savant, an early innovator in our beautiful state of […]

March 5, 2022 0 Comments

ANY DEBILITATING CONDITION QUALIFIES YOU FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN LOUISIANA In addition to the conditions listed below, HB No. 819 also allows doctors licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana to recommend marijuana to their patients for the treatment of any debilitating condition. In 2018, there were 16 conditions that could qualify a patient […]

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