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April 12, 2022 0 Comments

In 2018, when signs that the law would actually be put into action became reality, there were 16 qualifying conditions. A patient was required to have at least one before they could have a recommendation for medical marijuana. Not long after, in 2019, the list was expanded. Then, finally, in 2020, the wording of the […]

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 […]

February 25, 2022 0 Comments

Grassroots movements have been around almost as long as humans have roamed the earth in groups. One voice can get some attention, but a group of unified voices can move mountains. WHAT IS A GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT? The next time you’re in a crowd, look around. The faces you see have likely never been on a […]

February 18, 2022 0 Comments

While smoke from any source is a respiratory irritant and can make asthma symptoms worse, research shows that the cannabinoids in marijuana can actually improve asthma when consumed in other ways. Marijuana has anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties that can help reduce asthma symptoms. Though research is ongoing, what has been uncovered so far is promising. WHAT IS ASTHMA? Asthma […]

February 11, 2022 0 Comments

Despite President Joe Biden’s promise during his campaign to push through marijuana legalization and decriminalization, he has yet to take any action and remains opposed to any federal legalization of recreational marijuana. State acceptance happened quickly. As of this writing, 18 states have legalized recreational and 36 have legalized medical marijuana — that makes up […]

February 4, 2022 0 Comments

Now that marijuana flower is legal in Louisiana and some have even tried this new option, we thought a quick guide on how to consume it might be in order. Here are several ways to smoke marijuana flower with step-by-step guides. First, let’s review your options: Joint: the joint, sometimes called a cannabis cigarette, consists of […]

December 12, 2021 0 Comments

When Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed House Bill 391 into law, it was a very important day for medical marijuana advocates and patients in the state.  Of the 36 states that have effective medical marijuana laws, only two restrict patients to pills, oils, and other products derived from cannabis, but do not permit the […]

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