The Louisiana Governor and State Fire Marshal have issued updated guidelines that take effect on May 15, 2020. As of the time of this post, the New Orleans Mayor has not yet issued her formal proclamation, but references are made to those differences with State law that the Mayor has verbally communicated in press conferences.

UPDATE:  All casinos, bars, and movie theaters in the entire state are ordered closed and restaurants are limited to delivery, take-out, and drive thru.  The change takes effect at midnight tonight and remains in effect until April 13.

Yesterday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell of the City of New Orleans issued restrictions concerning bar and restaurant operations

Effective June 6, 2019, Act 164 of the 2019 regular session of the Louisiana legislature legalized the use of Cannabidol (CBD) for certain applications.  The Act permits the use of industrial hemp, which was declassified from being a Schedule 1 controlled dangerous substance by the US Congress last year in the 2018 Farm Bill.  Industrial