US (LA): Medical marijuana grower gets permission to move into permanent facility

The LSU Ag Center and GB Sciences Louisiana, the company it has contracted with to grow medical marijuana, have been given permission from state regulators to move marijuana plants out of a temporary facility and into two rooms in their permanent grow facility in Baton Rouge.

The LDAF said in a letter addressed to Dr. Ashley Mullens, the coordinator of LSU’s Medical Marijuana Program, that “after careful consideration and in an effort to get product to the pharmacies for the citizens of Louisiana” LDAF commissioner Mike Strain was giving them permission to move plants into two rooms, the Mother room and Vegetative room, in the main facility.

GB Sciences Louisiana harvested their first crop of medical marijuana plants in October but had to set up a temporary grow pod that was custom built to sustain all stages of production from planting to harvesting to extraction while the main facility was built and approved by the LDAF.

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