Legislative Proposal to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Louisiana, Would Allow Unlimited Possession

Legislationlouisiana to legalize recreational cannabis for those 21 and older has been filed in Louisiana’s House of Representatives.

House Bill 117, filed by Representative Dalton Honoré, would explicitly legalize the possession, use and distribution of cannabis for recreational purposes. The measure would establish no specific possession limits, meaning it would legalize the possession of an unlimited amount of cannabis. This is in contrast to many recent legalization efforts, but would put cannabis on the same field of legality as alcohol and tobacco, where any amount is legal to possess.

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