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Louisiana's Ban on THC Products - Secure Your Medical Marijuana Card Now

The Louisiana legislature is on the verge of dismantling the state's emerging consumable hemp industry by effectively banning products containing any amount of THC. Senate Bill 237, sponsored by Sen. Thomas Pressly, recently advanced through the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice on a 7-5 vote. 

If passed into law, it would make it illegal to manufacture or sell products containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana, unless they are licensed medical marijuana products.

The bill's progress has sparked outrage among hemp business owners, who warn of massive job losses, business closures, and a crippling effect on entrepreneurship in the state. The proposed ban threatens to upend an industry that Louisiana had only recently legalized in 2022 with the approval of hemp edibles containing limited amounts of delta-9 THC for adults 21 and older.

Why Medical Marijuana Is the Right Choice

As Louisiana moves to restrict access to THC products, obtaining a medical marijuana card has become more crucial than ever for those seeking the therapeutic benefits of marijuana. Here's why medical marijuana is the right choice:

  • Legal Access to THC: With a medical marijuana card, patients in Louisiana can legally access THC-containing products from licensed dispensaries. This ensures a safe, regulated supply of marijuana for medicinal use, even as recreational options become increasingly limited.

  • Proven Therapeutic Benefits: Research has shown that THC, along with other cannabinoids found in marijuana, can provide relief for a wide range of medical conditions, including chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and more. Medical marijuana offers a natural alternative to potentially addictive and harsh pharmaceutical drugs.

  • Quality Control and Oversight: Licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Louisiana are subject to stringent quality control measures and oversight, ensuring that patients receive safe, consistent, and accurately labeled products. This level of regulation is often lacking in the unregulated market for recreational marijuana products.

  • Access to Professional Guidance: By obtaining a medical marijuana card, patients gain access to knowledgeable healthcare professionals who can guide them in selecting the appropriate strains, dosages, and consumption methods for their specific medical needs.

Securing Your Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana

As the state tightens its grip on THC products, securing a medical marijuana card has become a necessity for those seeking the therapeutic benefits of marijuana. In Louisiana, you must have a qualifying medical condition to be eligible for a medical marijuana card. Some of the approved conditions include:

  • Cancer

  • Glaucoma

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome

  • Seizure disorders

  • Epilepsy

  • Spasticity

  • Severe muscle spasms

  • Intractable pain

  • Crohn's disease

  • Muscular dystrophy

  • Multiple sclerosis

To obtain a medical marijuana card in Louisiana, you must first schedule an appointment with a licensed physician who is authorized to recommend medical marijuana. During the appointment, the doctor will evaluate your medical condition and determine if you qualify for a recommendation.

If approved, you will need to register with the Louisiana Department of Health and complete the necessary paperwork and payment. Once your application is processed, you will receive your medical marijuana card, allowing you to purchase marijuana products from licensed dispensaries in the state.

Protect Your Access to THC

As the legislative battle over THC products continues, now is the time to take action and secure your medical marijuana card. With the potential ban looming, obtaining a card ensures that you can maintain legal access to the therapeutic benefits of THC-containing marijuana products.

Don't let the changing landscape of Louisiana's marijuana laws leave you without access to the medical treatment you need. Contact a licensed physician today and start the process of obtaining your medical marijuana card, protecting your right to safe, legal, and regulated marijuana products.

Get Your Medical Marijuana Card Today!

Medical marijuana is legal in the State of Louisiana, and you can get your medical marijuana card today! It is now easier than ever to get your card, so if you think marijuana may benefit you, what are you waiting for?

If you aren’t sure if you qualify for a card, we can help! Just give us a call and we can answer any questions you may have.

Marijuana is an excellent alternative medicine that offers natural, safe, and legal relief for an array of symptoms. If you think marijuana could help some of your symptoms, what are you waiting for?

Schedule an evaluation online today with one of our knowledgeable, compassionate doctors to see if you qualify for your medical card. Not only will you discuss your condition and options, but you can do so through a virtual appointment in the safety of your own home!


Doctors Who Care.

Relief You Can Trust.

At Louisiana Marijuana Card, our mission is helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

Call us at (833) 253-2943, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!


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