The 2 crops signify an necessary step in permitting the fledgling MMJ business to take root within the state.
Officers of the Baton Rouge college mentioned seeds had been planted this week by Ilera Holistic Healthcare.
The college estimates its medical marijuana may very well be in retailers this fall.
Southern mentioned the rising facility in Baker obtained the ultimate wanted approvals from the state agriculture division, which oversees Louisiana’s medical marijuana program.
The state’s first MMJ crop, provided by Louisiana State College’s cultivator, is predicted to quickly be within the palms of MMJ retailers and, thus, sufferers.
Below a 2015 regulation, Louisiana lawmakers licensed solely the agriculture facilities at Southern and LSU to develop medical marijuana, however regulatory disagreements slowed getting the product to cabinets.
– Related Press