KSWB Medical Marijuana Law Alerts

18 Sep

Medical Marijuana Alert: Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners Removes Patient Cap for Medical Marijuana Providers, 90 Day Follow Up Regulation

Recently, the Louisiana Stated Board of Medical Examiners voted to remove a cap limiting physicians to 100 medical marijuana patients. ...

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25 Jun

Medical Marijuana Alert: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approves First Drug Derived from Marijuana

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug derived from marijuana.  The drug, which was...

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04 Jan

Medical Marijuana Alert: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Rescind Cole Memorandum

The Associated Press is reporting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding federal marijuana prosecution guidance that has been in...

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16 May

Medical Marijuana Alert: Louisiana Office of Disciplinary Counsel Provides Guidance to Louisiana Attorneys

On May 19, 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards signed Senate Bill 271 into law, amending and reenacting La. R.S. § 40:1046...

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17 Apr

Medical Marijuana Alert: Proposed Senate Bill 35 Exempts from Arrest Persons Lawfully in Possession of Medical Marijuana

In our December 30, 2016 article titled "Louisiana Legislature Develops Framework for Medical Marijuana Program" we noted that the exemption...

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30 Dec

Louisiana Legislature Develops Framework for Medical Marijuana Program

This year, Louisiana became the first southern state to develop a comprehensive, working medical marijuana program.  On May 19, 2016...

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