Mar 15, 2024 - News

Fully Dressed: Marijuana dispensary in Kenner

Photo shows people hugging in front of a building that says "marijuana dispensary."

Lovie Rodgers, center, is a Gentilly pharmacist and the first Black woman to have an ownership stake in a marijuana dispensary in Louisiana. Her store is at 100 West Airline Highway in Kenner. Photo: Carlie Kollath Wells/Axios

🆕 Crescent City Therapeutics is now open in Kenner. It's the state's 10th and for now final medical marijuana pharmacy. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune🔒)

A federal trial begins Monday over whether NOPD owes anything to the then-14-year-old girl who was assaulted by a police officer after he met her during a sex crime investigation. The officer, who pleaded guilty to violating her civil rights, died in January. (Washington Post)

🏈 The Saints signed Nathan Peterman to serve as a backup quarterback to Derek Carr. (Sports Illustrated)

🐀 DA Jason Williams will tour the NOPD evidence room next week to assess if the marijuana-eating rats pose a threat to prosecutions and convictions. (WDSU)

🍌 The Savannah Bananas are in Baton Rouge this weekend for three wacky baseball games. (Axios New Orleans)

🌀 The Pacific Ocean is starting to cool down from La Niña effects. Translation: We may get a "supercharged" Atlantic hurricane season. (Axios)

The girlfriend of a murder suspect was charged yesterday in connection with the New Orleans East fire that killed three children in October. (WWL)

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