BATON ROUGE: The department published a Notice of Intent to enact LAC 7:XLIV. Chapters 1-31 regarding the growing and production of medical marijuana at LR 42:1964-1985 (November 20, 2016). As a result of public comments received on the proposed rules, notice is hereby given that the department is seeking to incorporate substantive changes to the proposed rules. A notice of substantive changes was filed with the State Register on April 10, 2017. The department will hold a public hearing to receive additional comments and testimony on these substantive amendments to the proposed Rule. The hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017 in the Veterans’ Auditorium at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, 5825 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806. At that time, all interested persons will be afforded an opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments, either orally or in writing. Interested persons may submit written comments to Tabitha Gray, Executive Counsel, Department of Agriculture and Forestry, 5825 Florida Blvd., Suite 2000, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. The deadline for receipt of all written comments is 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017.
Notice of Substantive Changes