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Louisiana permits only medical cannabis use. Employees in the state do not have legal protections related to cannabis use in employment.

Legal Status: Medical Only

Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:

Louisiana law does not permit employees to use medical cannabis in the workplace. Employers can establish policies prohibiting such use.

Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:


Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:



While Louisiana allows medical cannabis use, employers have the authority to prohibit its use in the workplace. Employees using medical cannabis do not have legal protections against workplace restrictions or disciplinary actions related to cannabis use.