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|Total # of Louisiana cannabis Licenses||*Existing number of licensees not known at the time of this report; All Medical licenses.|
|Basic Demographic Information|
|Resources include the US Census Bureau, City-Data.com, and any additional relevant resources.|
|Total # of Counties||60|
|Total # of Cities||304 cities, towns, and villages, and 83 special districts|
|Population in 2019||2,20,236|
|* Manufacturing Integrated with cultivation|
Cannabis cultivation is the process of growing cannabis within a regulated environment for the consumption via a medical or adult-use cannabis program. Generally cultivation refers to the agricultural activities associated with the propagation and growing of cannabis. Cannabis processing is when you manufacture finished cannabis products, packaging of dried flowers or manufacture and package cannabis-based products (i.e. extracts, edibles, and topicals). To be able to produce cannabis and cannabis derived products commercially a specific license is required, requirements depend on the state in which you are locating this business.
The fees for a cannabis cultivation license vary greatly depending on the state in which the facility is to be located. Also facility build out costs vary greatly depending on the type of cannabis cultivation facility (indoor, mixed-light green house, outdoor). Depending on the facility type a cultivation facility can range from 2 million to 20 million dollars.
Louisiana’s medical cannabis regulations only allow for two (2) licensed cannabis cultivators to operate, servicing all of the state’s licensed medical cannabis pharmacies. Louisiana State University is licensed through a partnership with Wellcana Group, the second license is held by Southern University through a partnership with Ilera Holistic Healthcare. Until Louisiana approves adult use of cannabis or expands their medical cannabis facility licensing there are no additional cultivation licenses to be held within the state.
Currently there are nine (9) licensed medical cannabis pharmacies in Louisiana. The state is broken into nine (9) regions with one medical cannabis dispensary per region. For more information related to the existing medical cannabis pharmacies please visit the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy website using this link.
Yes, Louisiana allows for medical cannabis to be processed into tinctures, edibles, oils, and capsules which are then distributed to licensed pharmacies. The program did not originally allow for smokable cannabis, this was approved in 2021.