Marijuana and the Law

October 11, 2022 0 Comments

by Jane Bowlin-Burt The media blew up last week with news that President Joe Biden had finally made a move on the marijuana front. The announcement stated that the President had “prioritized” marijuana on a federal level and stated his “three-step plan.” First, he is intending to pardon all prior Federal offenses of simple possession […]

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 […]

November 25, 2021 0 Comments

The Medical Marijuana Commission heard testimony on Thursday, November 18th, from patients, physicians, the Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Mike Strain, and Tabitha Irvin, Director of the Medical Marijuana Program under the Louisiana Department of Forestry. The Commission heard testimony from these groups in hopes and others of learning more about their experience with the […]

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