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Marijuana Controversy (2023)

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: 2023-04-28

Duration: 00:05:38

Subjects: Drugs | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2023 | MARIJUANA | STATE BUDGET | Hemp


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the April 28, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network on the ongoing 2023 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. He discusses the effort to close the loophole in the hemp law that currently allows the sale of products with THC, as well as the debate over breaking the expenditure cap due to the $1.6 billion state budget surplus.