Two-Thirds of Louisianians Support Legalizing Marijuana

March 29, 2021

According to a poll recently conducted by JMC, two-thirds of Louisianians support legalizing marijuana. The poll found that 67% of residents support marijuana’s legalization, which reflects a 13% jump from last year when they conducted a similar poll. 16% of respondents favored only legalizing medical marijuana, 8% favored keeping recreational and medical marijuana illegal, and […]

Shreveport is the Third City in Louisiana to Decriminalize Marijuana Following NOLA and Baton Rouge

March 26, 2021

On Tuesday, the Shreveport City Council held its final vote on a proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession within the city. The proposal passed, with only 2 councilmembers voting against it.  This was no surprise considering the widespread support the legislation received from constituents and other politicians. Shreveport District A Councilwoman Tabatha Taylor, a proponent of […]

The US House of Representatives Passed a Marijuana Decriminalization Bill That Could Change Louisiana

December 4, 2020

The House of Representatives passed a landmark bill today that will decriminalize marijuana across the country. The MORE Act will remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act’s list of scheduled substances and will expunge all marijuana-related convictions.  Furthermore, the bill formally acknowledges how criminalizing marijuana destroyed lives and families, so it stipulates that there will […]

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