Southern University seeking medical marijuana cultivator
BATON ROUGE - Southern University is reviewing applications from several vendors vying to become the schools dedicated medical marijuana cultivator.
The university is still in the early planning stages of its marijuana cultivating facility, but is already reviewing applications from seven different vendors, hoping to become Southern's cultivator.
The seven vendors are as follows:
· Advanced Bio Medical
· Aqua Pharm,
· Citiva Louisiana
· Columbia Care
· Med Louisiana
· Southern Roots
· United States Hamp Corporation (USHC)
The Southern University Ag Center is currently in the process of reviewing the applications. The tentative completion date for the review of all applications submitted to the Center’s evaluation committee is July 31, 2017.
LSU recently signed its own deal to grow medical marijuana at an off-campus facility.