LSU lawyers up as cannabis controversy escalates

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According to our partners at The News-Star, LSU has lawyered up after Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain accused the LSU AgCenter of breaking the law by expanding its medical marijuana program without permission.

“Based on recent comments by the commissioner of agriculture, we have engaged the LSU Office of General Counsel to provide oversight,” LSU AgCenter spokesman Frances Gould said Tuesday in an email to USA Today Network.

“At this time we have no additional information,” Gould said.

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