BATON ROUGE – A state medical school has chosen a vendor to produce medical marijuana for qualifying patients.
The announcement, made by Louisiana State University’s Agricultural Center named GB Sciences as a vendor to help cultivate and produce the marijuana.
In 2015, state legislature passed a law that allowed for the production and use of medical marijuana. LSU is one of two schools in the state with a license that allows this.
The school said the medical marijuana programs will be regulated y the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, the state pharmacy board and the state board of medical examiners.
LSU added that no taxpayer money will be spent on the project.