Pew poll finds only 8% of Americans oppose legalizing medical marijuana

November 15, 2019

Fifty-nine percent said it should be legal for both medical and recreational purposes, a 10-point increase since fall 2016. Thirty-two percent said it should be legal for medical use only. Just 8 percent said it should not be legal at all, a steep drop from the 15 percent recorded in 2016.

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Get your tickets to the medical marijuana debate on October 17!

October 08, 2019

Matthew Schweich, deputy director of the Marijuana Policy Project will be debating a representative from the prohibitionist group, SAM. You don't want to miss it!

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NSML responds to Attorney General's opinion that medical marijuana is unconstitutional

August 05, 2019

The Attorney General’s argument that a functional medical marijuana law would be unconstitutional and preempted by the federal Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) is unsubstantiated and specious.

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Medical marijuana petition closes in on 10,000 signatures

June 24, 2019

The signature drive for Nebraska's 2020 medical marijuana ballot initiative is moving full steam ahead. Across the state, Nebraskans are eager to sign the petition to create a constitutional protection for patients who need safe access to medical marijuana.

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Lincoln Journal Star Editorial Criticizes State Legislature For Not Passing Medical Cannabis Bill

May 22, 2019

On May 22, the Lincoln Journal Star published an editorial in support of medical cannabis and chided Nebraska's state legislature for refusing to vote on a bill that would establish a tightly-regulated medical marijuana program.

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Legislature Fails to Pass Medical Cannabis Bill; Supporters Look to 2020 Ballot

May 17, 2019

The Nebraska Legislature recently debated a bill, LB 110, which would establish a tightly-regulated medical cannabis program for the state. The legislative sponsor, Sen. Anna Wishart, needed to win over two-thirds of her colleagues to move the bill forward in face of opposition from Governor Pete Ricketts and was unsuccessful.

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