Under House Bill 652, possession of smaller cannabis amounts is now classified as a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
Possession of up to 14 grams will now be categorized as a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
Some industry insiders say that a conservative approach is the only way some states will warm to cannabis reform.
One of the krewes in this year's Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans will feature a cannabis businesswoman as their queen.
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is launching a CBD product line called ALAFIA.
In Alabama, a state where opioids are doled out with rabid enthusiasm, even the concept of medical marijuana is still difficult to embrace.
Forty years after lawmakers approved marijuana for medical use, Louisiana patients could finally be getting their hands on the good stuff as early as September.
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