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2016 Legislative Session, Week 7

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-29

Duration: 00:04:04

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | Health Care | Drugs | Medical marijuana


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Jackson, Katrina Speaker
  • James, Ted Speaker
  • Brown, David Speaker
  • Lebas, Bernard Speaker


This segment from the April 29, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the seventh week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes: State Representative Katrina Jackson of the House Health and Welfare Committee commenting on the ineffectiveness of the medical marijuana legislation passed during the 2015 Legislative Session; State Representative Ted James and David Brown of Sensible Marijuana Policy for Louisiana testifying on James’ bill authorizing the use of medical marijuana; and State Representative Bernard Lebas questioning James on the bill. Host: Charlie Whinham