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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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Jim Hanzo
December 16, 2018 - 4:29 pm
A suspect was arrested after leading Gretna police on a pursuit in Sunday afternoon. Police say the stolen U-Haul caused a six-car accident. The chase ended at Poydras Street and Carondelet Street. Gretna police arrested the susspect. Officers attempted to make a stop in Gretna at Franklin Street...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 13, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Police converged on Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets this morning after cops tried to pull over a car, but the driver fled and slammed into other vehicles. "NOPD officers are investigating a hit-and-run vehicle crash at the location," Public Information Officer Aaron Looney said. "Officers were...
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Chris Miller
October 20, 2018 - 5:23 pm
Authorities are looking for the assailant who burned a man in the face with an unknown chemical early Saturday morning, The New Orleans Advocate reports. It happened shortly before 3:00 a.m. near the corner of Canal and Baronne streets Click here to read more from The New Orleans Advocate .
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Chris Miller
October 20, 2018 - 3:31 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the CBD. It happened around 10:30 Friday night in the 100 block of Carondolet Street, where the St. Charles Ave. streetcar unloads and loads passengers on the downtown end of its route. "Upon arrival, officers discovered...
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