KEDM Public Radio takes a a look at Louisiana's changing climate on marijuana at Policy and a Pint: A Blunt Look At Louisiana Marijuana Policy on Tuesday, May 15, with a broadcast on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 p.m. on 90.3 KEDM.

Our open public forum features panel with members who support legalization and those against the new proposals. Our experts are from the fields of addiction recovery and counseling, pharmacology and pharmacy law, and the marijuana lobby.  We discuss medical pot, legalization, health issues, and more. 

Our panel for the discussion:

Louisiana Governor, Wife To Travel To Puerto Rico

Oct 30, 2017
Georgia National Guard / /

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his wife, Donna, will travel to Puerto Rico to meet with officials and discuss their recovery from Hurricane Maria.

Edwards and the first lady are making the trip at the invitation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Joining them will be Maj. Gen. Glenn Curtis, adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, and Col. James Waskom, director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Louisiana and Texas are dealing with severe flooding and many people and businesses want to help. Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser  says it is important to stretch our recovery dollars and coordinate our efforts. makes it easier to find options for donating time, goods, and money to Harvey relief  projects. 

Nungesser says the need will grow as people return to their homes and businesses. Working with coordination keeps volunteers safe and  can maximize efficiency. 

Ruston Public Forum on Flooding Feb. 9

Feb 2, 2017
Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office

The Restore Louisiana Task Force has scheduled public meetings in four parishes affected by the 2016 floods.

Residents will have an opportunity to review and comment on the Task Force proposal for most recent $1.2 billion dollars in recovery funds from the federal government.