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Cannabis & Hemp Symposium (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-12-27

Duration: 00:06:04

Subjects: Southern University and A & M College | Hemp | MARIJUANA


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Patin, David Interviewee
  • James, Ted Interviewee
  • Dickerson, Marla Interviewee


This segment from the December 27, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ visit to the Cannabis and Hemp Symposium in Baton Rouge sponsored by the Southern University Law Center’s Cannabis Compliance, Law, and Policy Institute. Williams reports that Southern University began planting its first cannabis seeds in July to produce medical marijuana. She interviews: David Patin, attorney; State Representative Ted James; and Marla Dickerson, an attorney with the Cannabis Compliance, Law, and Policy Institute.