Louisiana Program Information

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) welcomes you to the Louisiana Medical Marijuana Tracking System (LMMTS) webpage. This site is intended to track from the immature plant stage until the product is sold to a Marijuana Pharmacy or is destroyed.

 

The Metrc LLC Tracking System is an integral part of LDAF’s Medical Marijuana Program by ensuring that medical marijuana will be monitored from the immature plant until it is sold.

Metrc LLC is responsible for the implementation of the technical and operational components of the tracking system. LDAF is responsible for the overall program management, compliance and enforcement of the statutory and regulatory guidelines for the Medical Marijuana Program.

 

We look forward to working with you to ensure a safe, equitable and effectively product for the citizens of this state.

 

Tabitha Irvin

Director, Medical Marijuana Program

La Dept. of Agriculture & Forestry

The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy is responsible for the regulation of marijuana pharmacies, which includes insuring that medical marijuana products are monitored from their production to their sale in the pharmacies.  Marijuana pharmacies are required to participate in the LMMTS; this ensures the pharmacy’s ability to implement a patient-level recall in the event such an action becomes necessary.

 

For more information about the Board’s rules for marijuana pharmacies, please visit the Board’s website at www.pharmacy.la.gov.

 

FAQs

Q: Does Metrc understand the medical marijuana industry?

A: Metrc provides marijuana inventory tracking solutions for 11 different states and the District of Columbia and has been providing supply chain solutions since 1993.

 

Q: Do I need to purchase any additional hardware such as computers, bar-code readers or RFID readers.

A:  Metrc is a completely web-hosted system. That means that all access to Metrc is done via the internet and only requires an internet connection and a web browser. No additional hardware is required.  Also, there is no software to download, install, or maintain.

 

Q: Will other licensees be able to see my inventory information in Metrc?

A: No. Licensees will only be able to access their own information through Metrc. They will not be able see any information about any other licensee.

 

Q: What if I have technical issues after the system has deployed?

A: Metrc has a dedicated team of support staff who will be available to resolve any technical support issues. The support desk can be contacted via phone or email.

 

 

Q:  When can I receive Metrc training and my login?

A:  After the state issues a license number you will be able to receive training.  Once training is successfully completed, you can request login credentials.

Supply Chain Regulatory Structure

This chart emphasizes the medical marijuana product supply chain.  The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry regulates the growing of medical marijuana plants.  The plants are then extracted, manufactured, and tested.  When the final production batch passes all tests and is deemed free of contaminants, the product will be distributed to the medical marijuana pharmacies regulated by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. 

 

Important Links

http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/medical-marijuana/

For more information on the Allison Neustrom Act R.S. 40:1046 and rules and regulations LAC 7:XLIX - visit the Louisiana Department of

Agriculture and Forestry website at

www.LDAF.state.la.us

 

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