Marijuana and Legislation

July 4, 2024 0 Comments

If you’re planning a summer trip, you’ll want to be sure and read up on what’s required by the place you’re visiting concerning medical marijuana registration. Laws governing traveling with medical marijuana vary from state to state and some states don’t allow any kind of marijuana. If you’re a current medical marijuana patient, some states […]

May 21, 2024 5 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 […]

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 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 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 […]

January 26, 2024 0 Comments

The classification of marijuana, including its medical use, is a complex and often debated topic. In the United States, marijuana was classified as a Schedule I controlled substance in 1970 under the federal Controlled Substances Act and has stayed there for more than 50 years. With ongoing research and indications from anecdotal patient reports, there […]

December 12, 2023 0 Comments

As marijuana makes its way across the country and becomes legalized state by state, there have definitely been some bumps in the road. Especially where state law comes into conflict with federal law. One very important example is the option available to the owners of marijuana businesses for their banking needs. Per federal law, no […]

October 13, 2023 0 Comments

With the legalization of marijuana becoming more common in the United States, some weird and even outdated laws have floated to the surface. From regulating the size font that can be used on signs to banning marijuana transportation by skateboard, the laws really have to be seen to be believed. Take a look at 14 […]

May 12, 2023 0 Comments

The Louisiana legislature has a number of marijuana bills that are being considered during their regular session which started on Monday, April 10th and goes through Thursday, June 8th, 2023. Among the bills being considered are HB115 regarding job protection and non-discrimination regarding medical marijuana patients, HB286 which addresses expungements for certain amounts of marijuana […]