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Louisiana Man Serving Life For Marijuana Conviction Has A Shot At Freedom
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Louisiana Man Serving Life For Marijuana Conviction Has A Shot At Freedom

In 2014, 39-year-old Kevin Allen was sentenced to 20 years of hard labor for a $20 marijuana sale in Louisiana. Because of a handful of previous drug-related convictions, state prosecutors pushed t...

Black CannaBusiness MagazineSecond Annual Black CannaConference Scheduled For November In New Orleans

Second Annual Black CannaConference Scheduled For November In New Orleans

Black CannaBusiness Magazine’s second annual Black CannaConference & Expo is scheduled for November 18-20th at the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.  The Black CannaConfere...

CannabisFormer DEA Agent Sentenced 13 Years In Corruption Case

Former DEA Agent Sentenced 13 Years In Corruption Case

A prolific DEA special agent known as the “white devil” amongst drug traffickers, was sentenced Thursday, August 12, to 13 years in prison for a myriad of crimes. Chad Scott is spending over 13 ye...

Breaking NewsNew Orleans City Council Approves Measure To Decriminalize Cannabis Possession & Clears Roughly 10,000 Pending Cannabis Cases

New Orleans City Council Approves Measure To Decriminalize Cannabis Possession & Clears Roughly 10,000 Pending Cannabis Cases

The city council of New Orleans, Louisiana yesterday approved a municipal city ordinance that retroactively and prospectively eliminates local penalties for low-level marijuana possession and clea...

CannabisLouisiana Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana Flower For Patients

Louisiana Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana Flower For Patients

Louisiana’s legislation is taking huge steps towards marijuana legalization. On June 22nd, the governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, signed a bill allowing patients in the state’s medical marij...