The Louisiana Cannabis Market

Louisiana is a Metrc compliant state. Brytemap specializes in METRC compliance across the nation and understands each states specific nuances making reporting a second thought for cannabis growers, dispensaries and retailers.

Marijuana in Louisiana

Act 261 was passed in 2015 which allows physicians to prescribe (recommend) Medical Marijuana. The Legislature named the agriculture centers at Louisiana State University and Southern University as the only legal growers of marijuana plants, from which medicines will be extracted.


Children under the age of 18 can use medical marijuana in Louisiana, but they must have two doctors’ certifications. Furthermore, the caretaker must be a parent or guardian.

Qualifying Conditions

  • Qualifying Conditions
  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease / Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Glaucoma
  • Parkinson’s
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism

Cannabis Use

Medical: Yes

Recreational: No

Reciprocity: No

Possession Limits: 30 Days

Personal Growing Limits: None


  • Concentrates
  • Edibles
  • Transdermals