CBD

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Jim Hanzo
September 17, 2019 - 1:26 pm
State Police says they have discovered 14 products marketed as CBD gummy bears spiked with synthetic marijuana, dating as far back as April. Department of Health Chief of Specialty Operations Justin Gremillion says edible “CBD” products are not permitted to be sold in Louisiana. “We do not have any...
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Thomas Perumean
August 30, 2019 - 6:29 am
Recent streetflooding in the CBD could lead to appearance of potholes popping up on downtown streets. "The old storm drain system or leaky water pipes, that's going to cause issues in the surrounding soil. And ultimately a void underneath the street and that's going to impact the health of the...
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June 25, 2019 - 10:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana businesses have started receiving the state's first regulatory permits to sell CBD products, as new laws on hemp and CBD take effect. The Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control on Monday started issuing temporary permits to sell legal CBD products, handing out 20...
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Don Ames
June 08, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Applications for retailers who want to sell CBD (Cannabidiol) products will be available on June 17. The permits can be obtained at Louisiana's Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. Lawmakers passed a regulatory structure for the products that was signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday...
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Chris Miller
June 01, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Hemp and cannabidiol, a chemical found in the plant and its botanical cousin marijuana, are a step closer to being legally available in Louisiana. The state senate today voted 34-2 in favor of legalized and regulated production and sale. Hemp contains only trace amounts of THC, the chemical in...
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Thomas Perumean
May 17, 2019 - 7:24 am
A 44-year old Arkansas man is facing first degree rape charges stemming from a March 2nd incident at a hotel in the Central Business District. Yohon Vernon could face life in prison is convicted. The victim, a 23-year old woman claims Vernon raped her while she was in her hotel room. Vernon was...
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May 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
Matt Doyle | WWL.com Members of the Louisiana House unanimously approved legislation that would legalize industrial hemp, and regulate the sale of hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD). Currently, the sale of CBD products in Louisiana is a legal grey area, according to Rep. Clay Schexnayder (R-Gonzales). "...
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Chris Miller
March 28, 2019 - 9:40 am
A so-called miracle-cure derived from pot is getting national over-the-counter distribution from CVS and Walgreens drugstores. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many compounds that can be found in marijuana, but unlike THC, it doesn't get you high. It's been touted as an anti inflammatory that can...
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Jim Hanzo
January 26, 2019 - 5:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS — Two 13-year-olds have been arrested in connection with vehicle burglaries in the Central Business District, according to Louisiana State Police. The vehicle burglaries were reported shortly after 2 p.m. in the 800 block of Camp Street. Troopers began canvassing the area where they...
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