LSU AgCenter Clear To Produce Medical Marijuana

The LSU AgCenter is another step closer to the production of medical marijuana in Louisiana.

It's finalized a multi-million-dollar, five-year agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana, a cannabis firm that's focused on biopharmaceutical development. It has filed patents to use the drug to treat a variety of ailments including chronic pain and Crohn's disease.

The off-campus production facility is expected to have products available to qualifying patients by mid-2018.

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