Fri 10 Apr' 15
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Why Make Marijuana Legal in Louisiana?

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Tue 1 Mar' 16
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California Dad Says Marijuana Saved Epileptic Son

Modesto, California father Jason David is a good dad. After watching crying my way through this video, I wondered what I would do in a similar situation, and I am not (yet) even a parent. A more jaded, guy’s-guy friend and father of two young boys sent me the YouTube clip with only the warning “I […]

Thu 25 Feb' 16
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What has the War on Drugs Actually Accomplished?

Embed from Getty Images It doesn’t take many statistics to underline the abysmal failure that is the “War on Drugs” in the U.S. On the heels of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards threatening to pull collegiate sports programs and TOPS funding, one statistic that stands out is that imprisoning a marijuana offender for one year […]

Wed 9 Mar' 16
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Louisiana Has Already Legalized Marijuana Three Times

Louisiana already has laws on the books, the first dating back to 1978, which legalize marijuana in medicinal form. This law was redrafted and passed again in 1991, and again in 2015 under Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration. So, what’s the catch? If medicinal marijuana is legal, why isn’t anyone benefitting? The answer is simple, marijuana […]

Mon 14 Mar' 16
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Legalize It Louisiana Mentioned in The Shake

Seattle-based online cannabis information resource Leafly mentioned Legalize It Louisiana in their blog, The Shake. The article, written by Bruce Barcott, said the following about LIL: “New legalization groups in Louisiana and Nebraska. Louisiana, home to America’s most draconian cannabis laws, has a new legalization advocate. Legalize It Louisiana launched its website late last week […]

Wed 16 Mar' 16
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U.S. Veterans and Marijuana

In talks about the legalization of medical marijuana in the U.S., the subject of how it could help veterans has been a hot button issue in both state governments and in Washington. In November of 2015, the Senate passed the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, which according to the Drug Policy […]

Thu 17 Mar' 16
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How to Share the Petition With Facebook Friends (Without a Call From Mom)

It’s Louisiana, we get it. In the South, we are closer knit than most communities, but that doesn’t mean that you want to upset your mom or your boss by encouraging your friends to help the Legalize It Louisiana movement. One of the downfalls of social media is the lack of context of a “like” […]