I look to the young girl with her head bent over word problems that will never make sense to her. She feigns interests in them for a minute before she looks up. “I can’t do this.” “Keep trying,” I tell her. She picks up her pencil and tries to solve the problem once more, but […]
In the New Orleans Metro area, there is a 25-year difference in life expectancy between ZIP codes 70124 and 70112. These two areas are fewer than five miles apart and within the same city – so why is there such a large difference in health? The difference is that the first is home to mostly […]
Flu season is in full swing, and Louisiana is leading the country in the number of cases nationally. According to doctors at the Mid-City Ochsner urgent care, they’re seeing between five and 15 patients every day for flu and flu-like illnesses. “We are way ahead. Both in terms of other states in the country, and […]
In October, Port Orleans Brewing Company teamed up with grocery chain Winn-Dixie for the “Lend a Helping Can” campaign to raise money for the Ochsner Cancer Institute. The campaign was overwhelmingly successful: on Thursday, November 14, the two businesses donated a total of $71,127 to the Ochsner Cancer Institute to help patients in their fight […]
The long-anticipated rollout of Louisiana’s therapeutic cannabis program happened two months ago. So many advocates did everything in their power to influence state legislators to create a program that met the needs of the patients in Louisiana and have been hamstrung by opponents every step of the way. Had the Governor not personally known a […]
Let’s talk more about what the higher CBD content in CBD flower can do that makes it more unique than any other CBD variety.
Big Easy Magazine has obtained several screenshots of a well-known local marijuana activist telling critics unhappy with Louisiana’s implementation of its medical marijuana program, “Let them suffer!”
No matter who they are or what they do, chances are anyone you talk to have struggled with sleep in their lifetime.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is easily one of the best compounds found in marijuana. It is the most present compound in medical marijuana, which is currently being adored by countless worldwide. As the acceptance for marijuana grows deeper, is it finally time that more people embrace its use so as to urge governments to pass legalization? Products […]
On June 27, the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) issued a declaration of emergency that effectively would make selling certain cannabidiol (CBD) products illegal. Less than a month earlier, Louisiana HB 491 had been signed into law, legalizing the cultivation of industrial hemp while also creating regulations for the sale of CBD […]
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