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No hemp was grown in Louisiana last year On this page you will find Louisiana hemp law along with a history of how Louisiana hemp bills have progressed through the State capitol over the years. We also provide links to important information concerning Louisiana hemp programs and state agency advisories or opinion letters. Our goal is to keep the public, media and policy makers informed on each states status concerning hemp law and policy.


Louisiana Hemp Resources

Louisiana Hemp Law – Act 164

Recent News

Louisiana Gov. Signs Hemp Bill Into Law

On Thursday June 6th, House Bill 491 was signed into law by Governor John Bel Edwards making Louisiana the...

Louisiana Industrial Hemp Laws & Legislation

2019

HB 491

Provides for the regulation of industrial hemp

Status: Signed into law by Gov. Bel Edwards on June 6, 2019

HB 138

Amends the definition of “marijuana” to exclude industrial hemp, adds a definition of “industrial hemp”, and adds certain substances to Schedule I of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law.

HB 560

Establishes a 15% excise tax on all hemp and CBD products

POSITION: Strongly opposed to unnecessary and burdensome tax only on hemp derived products.

2016

HB 1085