Louisiana Medical Marijuana Bill Making Progress

Louisiana Medical Marijuana Bill Making Progress

Wednesday afternoon, the Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee approved a bill that is intended to stop the cruel criminalization of seriously ill patients who benefit from medical marijuana.

The bill, which has already passed the Senate with a 22-13 vote, now moves to the full House for a vote.

Senate Bill 143, filed by Sen. Fred Mills, Jr. (R), would amend a 1991 law that allows Louisiana’s physicians to prescribe medical marijuana in accordance with FDA and DEA guidelines. Since these guidelines don’t exist, this law has never…

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