Medical marijuana legislation progress in Louisiana Legislature

The state Senate voted 28-6 Wednesday to approve a bill to make medical marijuana more widely available across Louisiana. House Bill 819 would lift regulations that require doctors to register with the state to recommend it and that limit its use in treating diseases. Under the measure, any state-licensed physician...

H&W Announces Plan to Lower Medical Marijuana Prices

The Dispensary Will Also Serve as Retail Outlet for CBD Line Produced by Southern University Responding to the concerns of patients over the prices of medicinal marijuana, H&W Dispensary, which serves the New Orleans region (Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes) and is the only Black-owned dispensary in the...

City Business presents The 2020 Science of Marijuana Round Table

The perception of marijuana is changing around the nation, and particularly in Louisiana where medical marijuana became available to residents this year. New regulations allowed certain pharmacies around the state to dispense medical marijuana to patients who have their doctor’s approval to use it. The drug has been lauded as...

Local pharmacies begin selling medical marijuana

A local pharmacy that recently began selling medical marijuana says there's a healthy demand for the product. A select group of pharmacies in the state is allowed to dispense medical marijuana to certain patients. Read More

H&W Set to Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary Monday

H&W is the only authorized dispensary in the area serving Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes After serving the Greater New Orleans area for more than 50 years, Black-owned H & W Drug Store has expanded by opening a third location that offers medical marijuana to patients who have...

Louisiana Debuts Medical Marijuana

Duke Carter talks with Dr. Ruston Henry a pharmacist at one of the first Louisiana Pharmacies that will be distributing Medical Marijuana, H&W Drug Store about the process of gaining a prescription. READ MORE