To the Governor’s Desk: Louisiana Bills Would Expand Medical Marijuana Program Despite Federal Prohibition

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 21, 2018) – Last week, the Louisiana House gave final approval to three bills that would relax restrictions on medical marijuana for qualifying patients. Enactment of this legislation into law would further nullify marijuana prohibition in effect in the Pelican State.

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Louisiana House Passes Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

BATON ROUGE, La. (Apr. 10, 2018) – Last week, two bills that would relax restrictions on medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state moved forward in the legislature. One bill was approved by the House, another by a House committee. Final passage of these bills would further nullify federal drug laws in the Pelican State.

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Permission Not Required: Constitutional Carry Bill up for Consideration in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 5, 2018) –  A so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill prefiled in the Louisiana House would make it legal for state residents 21 and over to carry a firearm without a license. Passage of the bill would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control.

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Now In Effect: Louisiana Expands of Right to Try Act, Further Rejects Some FDA Restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug 1, 2017) – Today, a law goes into effect expanding Louisiana’s Right to Try law to include technology designed to help ALS patients with mobility. The new law sets the foundation to nullify in practice a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that currently denies these patients’ access to this specific technology.

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Signed by the Governor: Louisiana Law Helps Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Money

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 23, 2017) – Yesterday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill into law that exempts the sale and purchase of gold and silver from state sales and use taxes, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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