Parents, Doctors Urge Lawmakers To Legalize Cannabis For Medical Use In Nebraska

By Chris Dunker, KPVI News on February 9, 2023

Efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, either in the Legislature or at the ballot box, have fallen short over much of the last decade.

Sen. Anna Wishart, who has championed the issue during her time as a state lawmaker representing west Lincoln and parts of Lancaster County, and parents of children with uncontrollable epilepsy or other neurological disorders, or patients who suffer chronic pain or illness remain undeterred, however.

On Thursday, Wishart told the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee she was ready to try again, this time with a bill (LB588) that largely revives language narrowly defeated two years ago allowing for the cultivation, processing and use of cannabis for medical purposes.

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