Ruston will soon be a medical cannabis hub for northern Louisiana. Construction is currently taking place on a warehouse that will soon be one of the biggest medical cannabis facilities in the area.
Some in the cannabis industry say they are excited to see the facility come, even if it could mean new competition. “Most everything that happens is always down south at LSU or Southern. So for it to be in north Louisiana, and for it to be one of the largest grows in the state, I think that’s really important,” said Bobby Williams with 1620 Essentials Cannabis and Gifts.
According to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, the two other medical cannabis facilities are in Baton Rouge. One is owned by Louisiana State University, and the other is owned by Southern University.
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