Green waves of hemp...?
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Thomas Perumean
December 23, 2019 - 6:50 am
Hemp, the cousin of marijuana that doesn’t get you high, will soon be grown industrially in Louisiana. Licenses to grow hemp will be going out in a couple of months to farmers looking to get in on the gold rush in CBD. Getty Images - abouttime Soybean farmers who have taken a beating thanks to...
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Jim Hanzo
November 20, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Over a million dollars worth of drugs were seized during a bust in Shreveport thanks to K-9 cop named Mingo who sniffed out the narcotic filled shipping container. Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond says they seized 24 pounds of THC wax, 2028 grams of THC gummies, 2,910 doses of THC oil, 1,909...
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Chris Miller
November 18, 2019 - 1:50 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health says a patient has died of vaping-related illness, the first such death in the state. Officials did not say where in the state this happened, citing medical privacy laws. "One death is one too many. We urge people to recognize the dangers of vaping and to stop...
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Chris Miller
September 11, 2019 - 1:39 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says an 11-year-old girl brought marijuana edibles to her school and shared them with her classmates. One child had to go the hospital after having an adverse reaction. The 11-year-old's mother has been arrested. "A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy...
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Jack Taylor Stringer - GETTY
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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June 05, 2019 - 12:39 pm
There are no known cases of anyone - anywhere in the world – dying from a marijuana overdose. Literally, zero cases. But the coroner of St. John The Baptist Parish in Louisiana is saying that a 39-year-old woman died from a marijuana overdose. If this is true – this would be the first case of its...
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