Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion | Leafly

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are moving to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, as the product nears availability within months.

The House voted 60-39 Thursday to add more conditions to the list of diseases and disorders eligible for marijuana treatment. Rep. Ted James’ proposal would include glaucoma, severe muscle spasms, intractable pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Parkinson’s disease on that list.

separate measure by Harvey Rep. Rodney Lyons that won earlier House passage would allow medicinal-grade pot for autism spectrum disorder.

Both proposals await Senate debate.

Supporters say therapeutic marijuana could help veterans suffering from PTSD and others

...read more at https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/louisiana-house-backs-medical-marijuana-expansion

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Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion | Leafly

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are moving to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, as the product nears availability within months.

The House voted 60-39 Thursday to add more conditions to the list of diseases and disorders eligible for marijuana treatment. Rep. Ted James’ proposal would include glaucoma, severe muscle spasms, intractable pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Parkinson’s disease on that list.

separate measure by Harvey Rep. Rodney Lyons that won earlier House passage would allow medicinal-grade pot for autism spectrum disorder.

Both proposals await Senate debate.

Supporters say therapeutic marijuana could help veterans suffering from PTSD and others

...read more at https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/louisiana-house-backs-medical-marijuana-expansion

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