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Medical marijuana delayed at least two months

Posted at 10:34 AM, Oct 24, 2018

The first batch of legal medical marijuana in Louisiana won’t be on the shelves until January at the earliest, two months later than hoped, our media partners at the Advocate report.

The state agriculture department has to take on product testing after an unsuccessful effort to find an independent lab to do the work, the newspaper reports.

GB Sciences, which was hired by LSU to be one of the state’s two sanctioned growers of marijuana, expects it will provide samples of the drug to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry for testing around Nov. 1, the Advocate reports.

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