The production and possession of CBD products with less than 0.03% of THC are federally legal. However, each state has its own hemp regulations that can affect the possession of CBD, cannabis, and other hemp products. Louisiana has several laws and regulations concerning hemp products that are unique in comparison to other states. It’s crucial for residents and travelers to know a state’s laws on CBD.
CBD in Louisiana
Prior to 2019, the CBD market was wide open and confusing. Much of this was due to a lack of distinction between hemp and marijuana in cannabis products. In 2019, Louisiana passed a state law making CBD products officially legal with no more than 0.3% of THC within a product.
CBD & Hemp Regulations
CBD products with no more than 0.3% of THC is allowed to sell (with license) and posses in the state. CBD in Louisiana does not allow for food products to contain CBD. These CBD products and CBD products you inhale (CBD inhalers, CBD vapes, smokeable products) are illegal to possess in the state. Delta 8 products that are not considered food or inhalable are legal. Medical marijuana has been legal since August 2019 with strict limitations. Only 88 doctors in the country are allowed to ‘recommend’ not prescribe medical marijuana. The recommendation can only be given for a specific list of medical conditions.
When searching for quality CBD products, 502 Hemp creates CBD products with organic industrial hemp. If a product contains THC, there is no more than 0.03% of THC. Louisana’s laws concerning CBD labeling is strict. Plus, regular testing is required to ensure THC levels. You can find clear and honest labeling at 502 Hemp with a Certificate of Analysis available.