Bipartisan Support for Legal Cannabis: Republican Files Marijuana Legalization Bill in Louisiana

April 7, 2021

Louisiana Republican Representative Richard Nelson introduced HB 524 which, if passed and then approved by Louisiana voters, would legalize recreational marijuana in Louisiana.  The ballot measure will require approval by a two-thirds majority in the House, a majority in the Senate, and then the decision will be left up to Louisiana voters who would vote […]

Legalization or Decriminalization: Pros and Cons of Marijuana Policy Proposals in Louisiana

May 27, 2020

The Louisiana legislature continues to move forward in a truncated session due to COVID-19 with just a few cannabis bills on the agenda. Hopefully there will be a special session to deal with the bills that could not be heard in this abbreviated session. Meanwhile, many are wondering why bills that could help create jobs, […]

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