Louisiana Medical Marijuana Illegal Under Federal Laws

May 14, 2018

The State of Louisiana is making it possible for state residents to use medical marijuana if they have a medical condition that qualifies but many pharmacist and doctors are scared to get involved. There are federal laws that prohibit prescribing marijuana and medical professionals hold federal licenses that could be at risk.

Dr. Jeffery Evans is head of Clinical Studies at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy says the feds could stop the Louisiana medical pot program if they wanted to. 

KEDM will talk about this paradox at Policy and a Pint: A Blunt Look at Louisiana Marijuana Policy.  Our panelist will be ready to answer your questions. Join us Tuesday, May 15 at 6:00 at Iron Cactus - 428 Desiard in downtown Monroe.